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Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross
North Plainfield, Somerset County
The fine example of the board-and-batten style was built in 1868 at
Mercer and Washington streets in North Plainfield. The steeply pitched
roof, false buttresses, aisles and entrance vestible are typical of
Episcopal churches of this vintage and give evidence of the lingering
influence of the ecclesiology movement on the Gothic Revival manner
of Episcopal church architecture.