Not Named

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Cave Methodist Church
Street Address:
US 278 near its intersection with S-3-52, approx. 5 miles from Allendale, (Cave area)

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
wood frame
Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers
Roof Materials:
Signficant Architectural Features:
clapboard church, rectangular in plan, with gable roof and boxed cornice with return. Front: 2 entrances, each with a single door and steps; entrances are sheltered by a portico, which features 4 slender paneled square columns which rest on brick pedestals. Sides are 5 bays, and rear (E. elevation) contains 2 windows. All windows are lancet-shaped and have 12/12 lights with old, clear glass panes (glass in upper sash has been painted). Interior: painted wood floor, plaster walls, wood ceilings; pews are constructed of wide boards and are placed on either side of 2 aisles; ceiling along its E-W axis and the interior corners of the church are chamfered. outbuildings: none
Historical Information:
In the hev-dav of this church, many prominent families were actively associated with it. Because of changing economic conditions, larger farms and fewer people in this rural area, Cave Church now has fewer active members.
Source of Historical Information:
Allendale on the Savannah, p. 112. (information from: Historical Society, Conference of United Methodist Church - Herbert Hucks, Jr.)
Allendale County, 1979-1980
Archives Location:
Box 13, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Allendale County