Newport Baptist Church Buys Claremont Building for $700

Claremont — The City Council has accepted a bid of $700 to sell the former Unitarian Universalist Church on Broad Street to Lake Sunapee Baptist Church of Newport.

Planning and Development Director Nancy Merrill said it was the only bid the city received on the building, which sits on about a quarter of an acre between the fire station and Fiske Free Library.

According to a National Register nomination on the Connecticut River Joint Commissions website, the church was first built in 1832 in a late Federal style, then remodeled in 1883 to Victorian Gothic, when the front tower was added. *| More…

| Valley News

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