Sacred Heart Catholic Church
N. Main Street, Abbeville, South Carolina (Abbeville County)
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Signficant Architectural Features:
Cruciform Gothic Revival Church of stuccoed brick; square buttressed tower at left (north) of nave, w/ octagonal borached spire and cross; facade has small porch w/ flanking lancets; rose window above porch w/ central hex-foil surrounded by 18 roundels; stepped corbeling in gable end; corner buttresses; sides of nave have single lancets w/ alternating buttresses; transepts have corner buttresses; 2 bays on end w/ lancet windows; small sacristy on southeast corner, w/ entrance; 5-sided apse w/ buttresses and stained glass lancet windows; roof of apse is lower than nave roof; basement entrance beneath north transept; exposed hammer-beam roof; interior has gallery at rear of nave.
Abbeville - City 1981
Box 9, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014