Hill Center Church

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Hill Center Church
The Hill Center Church.jpg
Hill Center Church is located in New Hampshire
Hill Center Church
Hill Center Church is located in the US
Hill Center Church
Nearest city Hill, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°31′25.6″N 71°44′26.5″W / 43.523778°N 71.740694°W / 43.523778; -71.740694Coordinates: 43°31′25.6″N 71°44′26.5″W / 43.523778°N 71.740694°W / 43.523778; -71.740694
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1799
Architect Osgood,Enoch
Architectural style Gothic, Pseudo-Gothic
NRHP Reference # 85002186[1]
Added to NRHP September 12, 1985

The Hill Center Church (formerly the New Chester Meeting House) is a historic church in Hill, New Hampshire. The 1.5 story building was built in 1799 as a meeting house (for religious and civic functions), when the town of Hill was known as New Chester. In the 1840s the town voted to build a separate town hall, and the church voted to renovate the building, which was in need of significant maintenance. Because the work done in 1847 significantly altered the building, its original appearance is only known from general descriptions. It again underwent major restorative work in the 1960s, and is maintained by a local community group.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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 Hill Center Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-03-04.