Freemason Street Baptist Church

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Freemason Street Baptist Church
Freemason Street Baptist Church.JPG
Freemason Street Baptist Church, September 2013
Freemason Street Baptist Church is located in Virginia
Freemason Street Baptist Church
Freemason Street Baptist Church is located in the US
Freemason Street Baptist Church
LocationNE corner of Freemason and Bank Sts., Norfolk, Virginia
Coordinates36°51′1″N 76°17′14″W / 36.85028°N 76.28722°W / 36.85028; -76.28722Coordinates: 36°51′1″N 76°17′14″W / 36.85028°N 76.28722°W / 36.85028; -76.28722
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1850 (1850)
ArchitectWalter, Thomas U.
Architectural stylePerpendicular Gothic
NRHP reference #71001057[1]
VLR #122-0008
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 22, 1971
Designated VLRApril 6, 1971[2]

Freemason Street Baptist Church is a historic Baptist church located at Norfolk, Virginia. It was designed by architect Thomas Ustick Walter and dedicated in 1850. It is a one-story, Perpendicular Gothic style stuccoed brick church. The front facade features a projecting belfry and two stage tower topped by an octagonal spire.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]

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  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 19 March 2013.
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (April 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Freemason Street Baptist Church" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo

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