Bellevue (Goode, Virginia)

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Bellevue
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Bellevue (Goode, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Bellevue (Goode, Virginia)
Bellevue (Goode, Virginia) is located in the US
Bellevue (Goode, Virginia)
Location Bellevue Rd., 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Goode, Virginia
Coordinates 37°21′51″N 79°22′09″W / 37.36417°N 79.36917°W / 37.36417; -79.36917Coordinates: 37°21′51″N 79°22′09″W / 37.36417°N 79.36917°W / 37.36417; -79.36917
Area 24 acres (9.7 ha)
Built c. 1824 (1824)-1870
Architectural style Federal
NRHP reference # 89001917[1]
VLR # 009-0003
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 19, 1990
Designated VLR August 15, 1989[2]

Bellevue is a historic home located near Goode, Bedford County, Virginia. The main house was built in three phases between about 1824 and 1870. It is a two-story, five bay, brick dwelling in the Federal style. It has a central hall plan, hipped roof, and two frame wings. Also on the property are a contributing school dormitory building known as Inkstand, as well as three dependencies, a garden, and a family cemetery. After the American Civil War, the house was altered to function as a high school for boys established by James Philemon Holcombe (1820–1873). It functioned into the late-19th century.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1] It is located in the Bellevue Rural Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ John Salmon and Julie Vosmik (July 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Bellevue" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo