Monumental Methodist Church

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Monumental Methodist Church
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Monumental Methodist Church
Monumental Methodist Church is located in Virginia
Monumental Methodist Church
Location 450 Dinwiddie St., Portsmouth, Virginia
Coordinates 36°50′9″N 76°18′10″W / 36.83583°N 76.30278°W / 36.83583; -76.30278Coordinates: 36°50′9″N 76°18′10″W / 36.83583°N 76.30278°W / 36.83583; -76.30278
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1874 (1874)-1876
Architect West, Albert Lawrence
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 03001430[1]
VLR # 124-0034-0039
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 15, 2004
Designated VLR September 10, 2002[2]

Monumental Methodist Church, also known as Dinwiddie Street Methodist Church, is a historic Methodist church located in Portsmouth, Virginia. It is a five-bay brick and stucco, Victorian Gothic style church. It is features a 182 feet tall, two part central tower. The church was built between 1871 and 1876 on the foundations of an earlier 1831 building that had burned in 1864.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1] It is located in the Portsmouth Olde Towne Historic District.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Stephanie A. T. Jacobe (June 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Monumental Methodist Church". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos

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