First Church of Christ Scientists (Former) - Westfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 07.274 W 072° 45.178
18T E 685745 N 4665680
Quick Description: The former First Church of Christ Scientists is located at 6 King Street in Westfield, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 5/4/2022 8:16:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM164JH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The brick Gothic Revival style former First Church of Christ Scientists was built in 1880 by a Episcopalian Congregation for use as a chapel. In 1924 the Christian Scientist acquired the church and named it the First Church of Christ Scientists. Today it is the home of the Spanish language New Jerusalem Assembly of God. (visit link)

The entrance to the U shaped building is located in an extension with a pyramidal slate covered roof on the northeast corner of the building. A se of steps lead up to a double door framed by a Gothic arch. The side of the extension has a single lancet Gothic style window. The gable end facing King Street has a large circular window on the upper level and two lancet Gothic style windows. The main block continues south and ends in a transept extending to the east creating a small courtyard. There is an auxiliary entrance at the end of the south extension.
Date of building: 1/1/1880

How date of building was determined: Other internet source

Dominant Architectural Style: Gothic Revival

Address/Location:
8 King Street
Westfield, MA United States
01085


Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Congregation sponsors a Christian Science Reading Room?: no

Service time: Not Listed

Reading Room location: Not Listed

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