Center Meetinghouse

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Center Meetinghouse
NewburyNH CenterMeetinghouse.jpg
Center Meetinghouse is located in New Hampshire
Center Meetinghouse
Center Meetinghouse is located in the US
Center Meetinghouse
Location NH 103, Newbury, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°19′16″N 72°2′8″W / 43.32111°N 72.03556°W / 43.32111; -72.03556Coordinates: 43°19′16″N 72°2′8″W / 43.32111°N 72.03556°W / 43.32111; -72.03556
Area less than one acre
Built 1832
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference # 79000201[1]
Added to NRHP December 19, 1979

The Center Meetinghouse is a historic meetinghouse on NH 103 in Newbury, New Hampshire. The Federal-style church building was built c. 1832, a relatively late date for the style. It replaced a 1797 meetinghouse that had been located about a mile away. It is further believed to be distinctive in New Hampshire as the only church in which the pulpit is located at the rear of the auditorium.[2] Originally built to be used by multiple religious denominations, it is now operated by a local nonprofit organization as a community center.

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Center Meetinghouse" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 

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