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St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church

Provincial Registered Heritage Place

  • 1133 Cambridge Road - Route 17A
  • Sturgeon
  • Construction Date: 1873 - 1888
  • Latitude: 46.10717
  • Longitude: -62.53360
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Place Description

This well preserved Island sandstone church is a landmark in the rural community of Sturgeon. It is the first Roman Catholic Church designed by William Critchlow Harris and his first constructed of stone. Its French Gothic style features a rectangular nave with gable roof and side stone tower. The building is accented with Nova Scotia freestone and an array of Gothic arch and lancet windows.

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