105 Main St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

Catholic Church of the Annunciation

Construction date: documented 1860*

Current name:

Catholic Church of the Annunciation


Gothic church, Gothic/Neo-Gothic


Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Area(s) of Significance:

Community Planning and Development

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story, multiple-bay church in the Gothic/Neo-Gothic style built in 1860. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a medium front gable roof clad in modern corrugated metal with raked open cornice and modillions. Windows are historic stained glass. The distinctive doorway is set within a gothic arch at the base of a square tower which rises high above the main roofline. There is a multi-story, rear, frame addition.

* Date source: http://ourcoa.org/linked/coa-history.html (Feb. 2014)

Description generated by RuskinARC.