Toms Brook School
Toms Brook School, September 2013
|Location||3232 S. Main St., Toms Brook, Virginia|
|Area||1.156 acres (0.468 ha)|
|Built||c. 1935–1936, 1952|
|Architect||Mims, James Raymond|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||11000554|
|Added to NRHP||August 18, 2011|
|Designated VLR||June 16, 2011|
Toms Brook School is a historic school building located at Toms Brook, Shenandoah County, Virginia. It was built in 1935–1936, and it is a two-story, "T"-shaped, red brick Colonial Revival-style school building. It features a monumental portico with tall columns that support the pediment.
The Virginia State Board of Education provided a $25,000 loan for its construction.The community also applied for $31,050 of Works Progress Administration funds for its construction, but the application was not approved. A cafeteria addition for the school was completed in 1952.
Toms Brook School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.
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