Central School Historic District

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Central School Historic District
Kings Mountain Central School.jpg
Central School
Central School Historic District is located in North Carolina
Central School Historic District
Central School Historic District is located in the United States
Central School Historic District
LocationRoughly N. Battleground Ave., N. Piedmont Ave., E. King St., E. Ridge Ave., and N. Gaston St., Kings Mountain, North Carolina
Coordinates35°14′34″N 81°20′34″W / 35.24278°N 81.34278°W / 35.24278; -81.34278Coordinates: 35°14′34″N 81°20′34″W / 35.24278°N 81.34278°W / 35.24278; -81.34278
Area21 acres (8.5 ha)
Architectural styleSecond Empire, Queen Anne, et al.
NRHP reference #01000513[1]
Added to NRHPMay 18, 2001

Central School Historic District is a national historic district located at Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina. It encompasses 52 contributing buildings and 4 contributing structures in a residential section of Kings Mountain. The houses date between about 1870 and 1950, and include representative examples of the Second Empire and Queen Anne architectural styles. Notable nonresidential buildings are the Second Southern Railway Depot (1925), St. Matthew's Lutheran Church (1921, 1950), First Presbyterian Church (1936), and Central·High School (1933).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Megan D. Eades & Brian R. Eades (August 2000). "Central School Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.