Bedford Historic Meetinghouse

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Bedford Historic Meetinghouse
Bedford Historic Meetinghouse.jpg
Bedford Historic Meetinghouse, September 2012
Bedford Historic Meetinghouse is located in Virginia
Bedford Historic Meetinghouse
Location 153 W. Main St., Bedford, Virginia
Coordinates 37°20′5″N 79°31′32″W / 37.33472°N 79.52556°W / 37.33472; -79.52556Coordinates: 37°20′5″N 79°31′32″W / 37.33472°N 79.52556°W / 37.33472; -79.52556
Area less than one acre
Built 1838
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78003182[1]
VLR # 141-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 31, 1978
Designated VLR September 20, 1977[2]

Bedford Historic Meetinghouse, also known as Methodist Meetinghouse and St. Philip's Episcopal Church, is a historic meeting house located at 153 W. Main Street in Bedford, Virginia. It was built in 1838, and is a brick building measuring 38 feet by 58 feet and in the Greek Revival style. It features a shallow, pedimented gable roof topped by a square belfry with a stubby, tapered spire. It was built as Bedford's first Methodist Church and houses the headquarters of the Bedford Historical Society.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (August 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Bedford Historic Meetinghouse" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo

External links[edit]

Sign in front of the Meetinghouse