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Church of the Holy Cross

Stateburg, South Carolina
County of Sumter.
South Carolina 261, adjacent to Shaw Air Force Base
National Register Number: 73001732
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Threatened in
2006.
Congressional District: SC-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Church.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
Built in 1850, this structure was designed to resemble an Old World Parish Church. The Gothic Revival cruciform-design church features walls of yellow pise de terre and a high-pitched roof of red tile, and contains a rare organ and original carved walnut pews.

Condition:
The church is still closed due to severe termite damage.

The church reports that termites are now under control, but litigation against Orkin is needed to provide funds for restoration.


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