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Broadway Presbyterian Church



Broadway Presbyterian

Broadway Presbyterian

Broadway Presbyterian, window

Broadway Presbyterian, window

The present Broadway Presbyterian Church in Broadway, Virginia was designed by local architect John Wagner in 1926. The facade exemplifies the vernacular Gothic Revival, built of brick with a crenellated roofline, two towers, and large stained glass windows with interlace gothic arches and wooden mullions. Gothic elements are mixed with Romanesque details, such as the stilted round-headed arches in the portal.

The interior is dominated by a large arch framing the altar and a timber frame hammer beam roof, and includes a second story gallery that was once used for Sunday school classes. Much of the original woodwork in the windows and the banisters was created by local members. The corbel design in the timber rafters is mimicked in the carved details of the partition on the altar behind the pulpit.

Molly Delaney