Main Street United Methodist Church
N. Main Street, Abbeville, South Carolina (Abbeville County)
circa 1885 – 1894
Exterior Walls Materials:
Signficant Architectural Features:
irregular plan; roof shape basically jerkinhead gable w/ truncated cross gable; facade divided into 3 basic sections, ABC: A - steeple tower 3 stories high w/ spire on top; tower features brick buttresses, pointed arched louvers w/ moorish motif and polygonal spire; single door entrance w/ stained glass window and transom and tudor arch surround; B - gabled parapet w/ finial decorates middle section; large pointed arched stained glass window w/ tracery w/ plain shoulder surround; large buttresses; small lancet shaped vent in gable; C has stepped parapet; Section C, 1st story; AB: A - double door entrance w/ tudor arch surround; stained glass windows in door and transom; B - pointed arched stained glass window w/ tracery and w/ pointed arch surround; 2nd story AB: A - tripartite stained glass window w/ pointed arched blind light above; B - 3/3 stained glass window; this C section has 2 string courses; exposed rafter ends in roof; granite water table; physically attached to rear is a 2-story w/ full basement building w/ a truncated hip roof; rear elevation has 3 pointed arched tracery stained glass windows.
Parapet rebuilt, some windows bricked up on left elevation; left portion older; rear added 1922 - 1930.
Abbeville - City 1981
Box 9, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014