Trinity Episcopal Church (Ottumwa, Iowa)

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Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church (Ottumwa, Iowa) is located in Iowa
Trinity Episcopal Church (Ottumwa, Iowa)
Trinity Episcopal Church (Ottumwa, Iowa) is located in the US
Trinity Episcopal Church (Ottumwa, Iowa)
Location 204 E. 5th Street
Ottumwa, Iowa
Coordinates 41°1′10.7178″N 92°24′29.6892″W / 41.019643833°N 92.408247000°W / 41.019643833; -92.408247000Coordinates: 41°1′10.7178″N 92°24′29.6892″W / 41.019643833°N 92.408247000°W / 41.019643833; -92.408247000
Built 1895
Architect Edward Hammatt
Architectural style Gothic Revival
Part of Fifth Street Bluff Historic District
NRHP Reference # 97001606[1]
Added to NRHP January 7, 1998

Trinity Episcopal Church is located in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. It is a parish church of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa. The building is a contributing property in the Fifth Street Bluff Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.

History[edit]

The parish was established in 1857.[2] The present church building was completed in 1895, and was designed by Davenport architect Edward Hammatt.[3]

Architecture[edit]

The Gothic Revival style building is composed of rusticated limestone. Three-story bell tower is on the west end on the building and the apse is on the east. Because the church is built into the side of a hill both the upper and lower levels of the building open onto the ground level. The church features Gothic arch windows and doors throughout. Buttresses are placed between the windows on both sides of the building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Congregations in Iowa". Diocese of Iowa. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Fifth Street Bluff Historic District" (PDF). City of Ottumwa. Retrieved 2015-12-08.