Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church
Northern side of the church
|SW of jct. of Rtes. 11 and 716, near Lexington, Virginia
|0 acres (0 ha)
|1756, 1871, 1899-1900
|NRHP reference #
|Added to NRHP
|November 12, 1969
|September 9, 1969
Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located near Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. It was built in 1756, altered in 1871, and completely remodeled in 1899–1900. It is a one-story, rectangular gray limestone building with a gable roof. Also on the property is the contributing church cemetery with tombstones dated as early as 1773.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.
Salem Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church at E. Main and Market Streets in Salem, Virginia. It was built in 1851–1852, and is a Greek Revival style temple form church. It has a slightly projecting Ionic order portico in antis with belfry. The church owned the Salem Presbyterian Parsonage from 1854 to 1941.
Mayberry Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church at 1127 Mayberry Church Road in Meadows of Dan, Patrick County, Virginia. It is one of the "rock churches" founded by Bob Childress. It was built in 1925, and is a one-story frame church building faced in natural quartz and quartzite stone. It features Gothic styled lancet windows. The rock facing was added to the frame building in 1948.
Lexington Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church building at Main and Nelson Streets in Lexington, Virginia. It was designed by architect Thomas U. Walter in 1843, and completed in 1845. A rear addition was built in 1859; stucco added in the 1880s; the building was renovated and enlarged in 1899; and the Sunday School wing was added in 1906. It is a monumental "T"-shaped, temple form stuccoed brick building in the Greek Revival style. The front facade features a Greek Doric pedimented peristyle portico consisting of six wooden columns and a full entablature. The building is topped by a tower with louvered belfry and spire.
Chester Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at the junction of Osborne Road and VA 10 in Chester, Chesterfield County, Virginia. It was built in 1880, and is a wood-frame structure measuring 20 by 30 feet and is covered by a steeply pitched gable roof with relatively deep, unornamented eaves. It is an elementary expression of American Gothic Revival architecture. The belfry was reconstructed after being blown off in 1948. The church was moved to its present site in 1954, from the east side of Winfree Street at the intersection with Gill Street in Chester.
Presbyterian Church of Fredericksburg is a historic Presbyterian church located southwest of Princess Anne and George Streets in Fredericksburg, Virginia. It was built in 1833, and restored in 1866 after being badly damaged during the American Civil War. It is a rectangular brick church building of Jeffersonian Roman Revival design. The church has a triangular, gable-end pediment surmounting a wide entablature which surrounds the entire building. The front facade features four wide, wooden Doric order pilaster, and two round Doric order columns each set at the frontt edge of the recessed portico. During the American Civil War the church served both Union and Confederate soldiers and it was in this building that Clara Barton came to nurse the wounded after the Battle of Fredericksburg in 1862.
Providence Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located near Gum Spring, Louisa County, Virginia. It was built in 1747, and is a two-story, three bay, wood frame building measuring 50 feet, 3 inches, by 26 feet, 4 inches. It is one of the few frame churches in Virginia remaining from colonial times and was one of the first Presbyterian churches to be built in the central part of the state. Samuel Davies served as its first minister until 1759, when he assumed the presidency of Princeton University. A distinguished son of the church was Robert Lewis Dabney, noted mid-19th century Presbyterian minister and church architect.
Mitchells Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located on VA 652 in Mitchells, Culpeper County, Virginia. It was built in 1879, and is a one-story, frame building in the Carpenter Gothic style. It measures 50 feet by 30 feet and sits on a brick foundation. The interior features a trompe-l'œil fresco added between 1892 and 1899 by well-known local artist Joseph Oddenino. He also painted the interior murals at Elmwood.
Olivet Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located near Providence Forge, New Kent County, Virginia. It was built in 1856, and is a small frame church building in the Greek Revival style. It features a flush-boarded, pedimented portico with four fluted Greek Doric order columns.
Waddell Memorial Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located near Rapidan, Orange County, Virginia. It was built in 1874, and is a Carpenter Gothic frame building covered with board-and-batten siding. It features a three-stage tower at the gable end with a ground level with an equilateral-arched doorway, a middle level with a rose window, and a belfry with double pointed windows.
Second Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at 5 N. 5th Street in Richmond, Virginia. It was designed by architect Minard Lafever and was built in 1848. It is a brick veneer Gothic Revival style church with lancet windows and a square pinnacled tower with an arched entrance at the front of the church.
The Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church, is a Presbyterian church founded in 1740, and is the oldest Presbyterian congregation in the Valley of Virginia. Its historic building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).
New Providence Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at Brownsburg, Rockbridge County, Virginia. It was built in 1859, and is a monumental, one-story Greek Revival style brick building. Rev. Robert Lewis Dabney (1820-1898) may have had a hand in the design of New Providence. The front facade features a central recessed portico marked by slightly projecting flanking piers and a similarly projecting pediment supported on two massive, unfluted Doric order columns. In 1926 a three-story, brick Sunday School wing was added to the rear.
Buckingham Courthouse Historic District is a historic county courthouse complex and national historic district located at Buckingham, Buckingham County, Virginia. It encompasses 10 contributing buildings and 1 contributing object. The courthouse building was built in 1873, and is a two-story temple-form Greek Revival style building fronted by a pedimented tetrastyle Doric order portico. It replaced an earlier courthouse designed by Thomas Jefferson and built between 1822 and 1824, but burned down in 1869. Also included in the district is the former Buckingham Tavern, former Buckingham Inn, the Leach House, the Presbyterian manse, the Masonic Hall, a brick house called West View, the Trinity Presbyterian Church, and Confederate monument.
Old Providence Presbyterian Church, also known as Halifax Presbyterian Church, is a historic Presbyterian church located at Providence, Halifax County, Virginia. It was built about 1830, and is a rectangular, one-story, single room, gable roofed frame structure. It measures approximately 26 feet by 31 feet.
Briery Church is a historic Presbyterian Church located at Briery, Prince Edward County, Virginia. While the congregation dates as far back as 1755, the present building was designed by Rev. Robert Lewis Dabney (1820-1898) and built about 1855. It is a one-story, board-and-batten covered frame structure with a T-shaped plan. It has a steep gable roof with overhanging eaves, three cross gables, and lancet window openings in the Gothic Revival style.
Church Hill, also known as Timber Ridge Plantation, is a historic plantation house located near Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. It was built circa 1848, and is a two-story, three bay, rectangular brick Greek Revival style dwelling. It has a one-story, rear kitchen ell. The house features stuccoed Doric order pilasters at the corners and midpoints of the long sides. Timber Ridge Plantation was the birthplace of Sam Houston (1793-1863). On the property is a non-contributing log building which tradition claims was constructed from logs salvaged from the Sam Houston birthplace cabin. The cabin is believed to have been located at the site of the kitchen ell.
Abingdon Historic District is a national historic district located at Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia. The district encompasses 145 contributing buildings, 2 contributing site, and 13 contributing structures in the town of Abingdon. It includes a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings dating from the late-18th century to the mid-20th century. Notable contributing resources include Sinking Spring Cemetery, William King High School (1913), General Francis Preston House (1832), Martha Washington Inn, Barter Theatre, the Virginia House, Alexander Findlay House (1827), Gabriel Stickley House, Ann Berry House, Washington County Courthouse (1868), Rev. Charles Cummings House, and James Fields House (1857). Located in the district and separately listed are the Abingdon Bank and Dr. William H. Pitts House.
Tabb Street Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at Petersburg, Virginia. It was designed by architect Thomas Ustick Walter and built in 1843, in the Greek Revival style. It has stucco covered brick walls and features a massive Greek Doric order pedimented peristyle portico consisting of six fluted columns and full entablature. It has two full stories and a gallery. A three-story rear brick wing was added in 1944.
The Battery Court Historic District is a national historic district located at Richmond, Virginia. The district encompasses 549 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site located north of downtown Richmond and west of Barton Heights and Brookland Park. The primarily residential area developed starting in the early-20th century as one of the city's early “streetcar suburbs.” The buildings are in a variety of popular late-19th and early-20th century architectural styles including frame bungalows, American Foursquare, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, and Mission Revival. Notable non-residential buildings include the Overbrook Presbyterian Church and Battery Park Christian Church.
Fincastle Historic District is a national historic district located at Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia. It encompasses nine contributing buildings in the central business district of Fincastle. The district resources portray an excellent example of a typical small 19th century town. The buildings include examples of Late Victorian, Greek Revival, and Gothic Revival styles. Notable buildings include the Botetourt County Courthouse and jail, Methodist Church, Presbyterian Church, St. Mark's Episcopal Church (1837), the Peck House, Selander House, Ammen House, and Kyle House (1832).
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