San Francisco de Asis Mission Church

Also known as: St. Francis of Assisi CHurch, Ranchos de Taos Church
The Plaza, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico

Photos 

View of Church

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in April 2009

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Description 

Constructed between 1772 and 1816, this is a large and excellent example of the New Mexican Spanish Colonial church. The white stuccoed adobe walls are exceptionally massive. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, April 15, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1970
Reference number
70000416
NR name
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
Architectural styles
Colonial; Other architectural type; Spanish colonial
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1750-1799
Significant years
1772; 1816

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • July 26, 2010: New photos from Rick Mattioni

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