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South Congregational Church (Newport, New Hampshire)

South Congregational Church (also known as United Church of Christ in Newport) is a historic church building at 58 S. Main Street (New Hampshire Route 10) in Newport, New Hampshire. The two-story brick church was built in 1823 for a congregation established in 1779, and is the most northerly of a series of rural churches based on a design used by Elias Carter in the design of the Congregational church in Templeton, Massachusetts.[2] The congregation is affiliated with the United Church of Christ.

South Congregational Church
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South Congregational Church (Newport, New Hampshire) is located in New Hampshire
South Congregational Church (Newport, New Hampshire)
South Congregational Church (Newport, New Hampshire) is located in the US
South Congregational Church (Newport, New Hampshire)
Location 58 S. Main St., Newport, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°21′40″N 72°10′14″W / 43.36111°N 72.17056°W / 43.36111; -72.17056Coordinates: 43°21′40″N 72°10′14″W / 43.36111°N 72.17056°W / 43.36111; -72.17056
Area 1.7 acres (0.69 ha)
Built 1823
Architect Leach, John; Kelley, James T.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Federal
NRHP reference # 89000187[1]
Added to NRHP March 30, 1989

The church building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for South Congregational Church". National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-07-25.

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The church c.1910