Charleston Baptist Temple

Charleston Baptist Temple is a historic Baptist church located at Charleston, West Virginia. It is a two story, brick church with Georgian and Federal style details. It was designed by architect Ernest Flagg and constructed in 1924. It is composed of a central sanctuary block with matching wings and a rear addition constructed in 1955. The facade features a central tower, which contains the steeple. The spire is copper-clad and flares out to cover an open belfry with decorated engaged Corinthian columns and arched openings. Directly below the belfry is a baluster area above the clock portion of the tower.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.

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