Toms Brook School

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Toms Brook School
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Location3232 S. Main St., Toms Brook, Virginia
Coordinates 38°56′38″N78°26′38″W / 38.94389°N 78.44389°W / 38.94389; -78.44389 Coordinates: 38°56′38″N78°26′38″W / 38.94389°N 78.44389°W / 38.94389; -78.44389
Area1.156 acres (0.468 ha)
Builtc. 1935 (1935)–1936, 1952
ArchitectMims, James Raymond
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference No. 11000554 [1]
VLR No.313-5001
Significant dates
Added to NRHPAugust 18, 2011
Designated VLRJune 16, 2011 [2]

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. [3] The community also applied for $31,050 of Works Progress Administration funds for its construction, but the application was not approved. [4] A cafeteria addition for the school was completed in 1952. [5] [6]

Toms Brook School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 8/15/11 through 8/19/11. National Park Service. August 26, 2011.
  2. "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. "Dickenson Schools Are Granted Loan". Associated Press. The Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, Tennessee). April 26, 1935. p. 9.
  4. "Waynesboro School Fund Application Disapproved". The News Leader (Staunton, Virginia). September 13, 1935. p. 1.
  5. Neville, Ashley; Salmon, John (March 2011). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Toms Brook School" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources .
  6. "Toms Brook School, Shenandoah Co. -- DHR #313-5001". Virginia Department of Historic Resources . Archived from the original on April 18, 2018.