NCSU Libraries

St. Mary’s Chapel--Details of concrete

St. Mary's Chapel of the Catechism (Asheville, N.C.)
Normal spinner 196px

Item information

Title:
St. Mary’s Chapel--Details of concrete
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Pipe, Concrete
Doors
Windows
Scale drawings
Church buildings
Original Format:
Starched linen ink
Extent:
13 7/8 x 17 _
Item identifier:
aam_RS0113_0009
Architect:
Smith and Carrier more info on Smith and Carrier 
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
Asheville Art Museum
Collection:
Richard Sharp Smith Collection (aam_RS) held by Asheville Art Museum
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 Asheville Art Museum.
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: Saint Mary's Chapel of the Catechism (Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 
Architect:
more info on Smith and Carrier 
Built:
Street:
337 Charlotte St.
Community:
Asheville
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28801
Historical note:
Designed by Richard Sharp Smith and built in 1914, Saint Mary's Chapel of the Catechism was described as a “Wayside Shrine in the Mountains of Western North Carolina.” Beautiful little St. Mary’s Church has attracted countless visitors over the years.
Architectural note:
The church is English Gothic in style and cruciform in plan, and constructed out of red brick with steeply pitched gable roofs The English cottage-style Rectory, also designed by Smith, was built and set in beautiful landscaped grounds.
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Religious buildings
Cruciform
Building, Brick
Gables
Pitched roofs
Parsonages
Architecture -- English influences
Architecture, Gothic
Cottage Style (Decorative arts style)
Chancels
Organ lofts
Sculpture
Lawns
Belfries (Equipment spaces)
Bell towers
Historic buildings
Cross sections
Chapels
Altars
Parish houses
Latitude, Longitude:
35.611445, -82.54556