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View, St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church (Edenton, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Church buildings
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-N-95-3-365
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Edenton (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Collection:
State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. For general information see their website (http://www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Community:
Edenton
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The church was built by the congregation of St. Paul's Episcopal Church with the support of Herbert Page.
Architectural note:
The church is an asymmetrical frame structure with gabled facades and a corner entrance tower.
Historical note:
When a tornado destroyed the original church on this site in 1884, its frame was reused in this structure's construction from 1885-1887. The church was enlarged in the 1910s.
Location:
Edenton (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Church buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Towers (Building divisions)
Gables
Asymmetry (Composition concept)
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction

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