Winston Family Chapel

The abandoned Winston Family Chapel was constructed in 1908 by the patriarch of the Winston family in rural Culpeper County, Virginia. It is in a state of arrested decay.

The Winston Family Chapel was erected as a memorial for a son of the Winston family 3 and was built of brownstone in the Colonial Revival style in 1908. 1 2 Several members of the Winston family were later buried in the adjoining cemetery. 3

The chapel was used for semi-regular church services until the 1960s. 3



  1. “Dilapidated Church with Romeo and Juliet Story Inspires Documentation Project.” AIA Virginia, 5 Apr. 2012.
  2. “023-0047-0005.” Virginia Cultural Resource Information System.
  3. Winston Chapel, Winston, VA.” Rural Ruin, 5 Dec. 2007.

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