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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1806/00/00 Robert Mills Architect Circular Congregational Church and Parish House are built in the Greek revival-style.
1861/12/11 Circular Church and next door Institute Hall, where the Ordinance of Secession had been ratified in 1860, begin burning. Neither will survive the fire. Charleston's Great Fire of 1861
1861/12/12 Circular Church's steeple collapses as the church is destroyed by Charleston's Great Fire. Charleston's Great Fire of 1861
1892/00/00 Current Circular (actually more of a cloverleaf shape) Church is built in the Richardsonian Romanesque style.

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Particulars for Circular Congregational Church and Parish House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Church school
Architectural Style Greek revival
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Architectural Style Richardsonian Romanesque
Architectural Style Romanesque Revival



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 7th November 1973

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Circular Congregational Church and Parish House
Registry Address: 150 Meeting St.
Registry Number: 73001683
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Mills,Robert
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Other, Romanesque
Attribute: Richardsonian Romanesque
Contributing Buildings: 2
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1800-1824
Significant Year: c 1806, c 1892
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Church school
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Church school

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