Trinity Episcopal Church

131 W. Emerson Ave.
Melrose, Mass.

Year Built: 1886

This building was built in 1886 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The various chapels in the church were designed by a parishioner, Thomas Hawley.


Registries

• National Register


References

• National Register of Historic Places, 5/26/1995, Charles Brigham, architect, National Park Service #95000660.

• "Brigham & Spofford," Illustrated Boston, Metropolis of New England, American Publishing and Engraving, New York, New York, 1889, p. 196. ("Episcopal Church, Melrose").

• A History of Trinity Episcopal Church, Melrose, Massachusetts, 1856-1981, Arnold W. Williams, 1982.

• John Hubbard Sturgis papers, Boston Athenaeum Library, client list, 8/1/1886, "Melrose church" noted as a Charles Brigham commission.

• Massachusetts Cultural Resources Information System, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Inventory No. MEL.37 (Trinity Episcopal Church, Melrose, 1886, Charles Brigham, architect).


Images





Tower Detail - 2009


2009


Organ Screen Detail - 2009


Door Detail - 2009


Transcept Screen Base Detail - 2009


Doors - 2009


Panorama - Transcept to Chancel - 2009


Rear Detail - 2009


Chancel Detail - 2009


Apse Detail - 2009


Vergeboards Detail - 2009


Apse Detail - 2009


Timbered Ceiling Detail - 2009


Timbered Ceiling Detail - 2009


Timbered Ceiling Detail - 2009


Church Panorama - 2009


Notice simple vertical wainscotting on far wall - 2009


Porch Roof Detail - 2009


Entranceway Detail - 2009


Pew Detail - 2009


Paneling on rear of pew - 2009


Transcept Screen - 2009


Gas Light Fixture


1957 View of the Chacel. Notice the side-facing pews and two altar rails.


Gable Head Detail - 2009


Gibbs Surround Detail - 2009


Organ Screen - 2009


High Altar - 2009


Chancel - 2009

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