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| Institution Name: Wesley College |
Original/Historic Place Name: First Baptist Church of Dover
Location on Campus: 9 Bradford St.
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s): Type of Place: Individual building
|Roof: shingle; slate|
| || Function: |
|ca. 1892-present (2007)||chapel|
Narrative: see below
|National Register||Victorian Dover Historic District (1979) |
References: see below
Located at 9 North Bradford Street (First Baptist Church of Dover) and built in 1892, this substantial brick ecclesiastical building has many interesting features. They include the use of the Victorian Gothic style, random ashlar stone foundation, a slate gable roof, decorative wood trim gable ends, a three story corner entrance tower, stone quoins, stone coursing in the bell tower, Gothic arch sashes, stained glass windows, stone lintels, and a contemporary, second story brick addition at the east end.
|I. Bibliographic sources: |
Victorian Dover Historic District [including Wesley College]. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1979.
|II. Location of other data: |
|Government Offices |