Antioch Christian Church

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Antioch Church
Street Address:
S. C. Highway 3, off US 301, (Allendale vicinity)

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Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers
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Signficant Architectural Features:
Simple clapboard meeting house style church. Hip roof with boxed cornice. Front: symmetrical, ABA; central entrance features double 6-panel doors with 5 pane transom and is flanked on either side by a window. Right side: entrance with single 6 panel door and 4 pane transom is flanked by one window to the right and 2 on the left. All windows are 9/9 with louvered shutters. Interior: simple; plaster walls; original box pews intact. OUTBUILDINGS:
altered - rear windows cut out to make 2 doors in the 1930's; later, these doorways were covered with siding. Original wooden steps have been replaced.
Historical Information:
The 2nd Disciples of Christ Church in South Carolina, this church is believed to be the oldest standing structure of that faith in S. C. today. Antioch Church is also significant as an excellent example of the meeting house style of church architecture.
Source of Historical Information:
National Register nomination, prepared in 1977
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