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Christ [Episcopal] Church
Woodbury, Gloucester County
Built in 1856, this Episcopal church is clearly modeled on St James
the Less church (1846-7) in Philadelphia. The steep-pitched roof, the
bellcote rather than a traditional belfry, the articulated entrance
and the narrow Gothic windows are all elements that will be repeated
in numerous Episcopal churches throughout the state. Episcopal churches
in Camden, Trenton and Woodbridge, all similar, were built within a
few years of Christ Church.