Cove Presbyterian Church

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Cove Presbyterian Church
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Cove Presbyterian Church is located in Virginia
Cove Presbyterian Church
Cove Presbyterian Church is located in the US
Cove Presbyterian Church
LocationUS 29, N of VA 699, Covesville, Virginia
Coordinates37°52′37″N 78°42′54″W / 37.87694°N 78.71500°W / 37.87694; -78.71500Coordinates: 37°52′37″N 78°42′54″W / 37.87694°N 78.71500°W / 37.87694; -78.71500
Area3.5 acres (1.4 ha)
Built1809 (1809)
Architectural styleGothic Revival, Builder's Gothic
NRHP reference #89001935[1]
VLR #002-0705
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 2, 1989
Designated VLRApril 18, 1989[2]

Cove Presbyterian Church, also known as Cove Meeting House and Rich Cove, is a historic Presbyterian church located at Covesville, Albemarle County, Virginia. It was built in 1809 and a is a one-story, rectangular one-room, brick building. The building was rebuilt and renovated in 1880 after it was destroyed by a tornado on June 12, 1880. It features Gothic arched windows and a steeply pitched gable roof. It was built for a congregation established in 1747, and has remained in continuous use.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12.
  3. ^ Susan Holbrook Purdue (January 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Cove Presbyterian Church" (PDF). Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying two photos

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