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Christ Church (Lancaster County)

Irvington, Virginia
County of Lancaster.
3 miles south of Kilmarnock on Virginia 3
National Register Number: 66000841
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 30, 1961):
John Carter began construction of the first church built on this site, a frame building completed in July 1670, some six months after his death. His son Robert "King" Carter financed the present brick church, but it was not completed until 1735, three years after his death.This is a significant example of British Colonial ecclesiastical architecture, well-preserved in plan, exterior design, and furnishings.

Condition:
There is no threat reported for the landmark at this time.

There were no changes since the last reporting period.


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