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Early Victorian architecture is characterized by Gothic Revival and Italianate styles. North Carolina does not have many examples of Gothic Revival residences due to the lasting popularity of the Greek Revival until the Civil War; however, the Italianate style did gain popularity due to its complement to the Greek Revival style.
All Saints Chapel, built in the late 1890s and constructed in the Carpenter Gothic Style, was larger than its exterior suggested. As for other aspects of its appearance, longtime residents recall the exterior as painted white, but research by the author asserted otherwise. In fact, the recent repainting has returned the church to its original color, as well as the color scheme popular during the period in which the church was built.