Castlerun Historic District

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Castlerun Historic District
Castle Run Community Church.jpg
Castlerun Historic District is located in Virginia
Castlerun Historic District
Castlerun Historic District is located in the US
Castlerun Historic District
Location Rte. 682, near Castlewood, Virginia
Coordinates 36°51′3″N 82°18′52″W / 36.85083°N 82.31444°W / 36.85083; -82.31444Coordinates: 36°51′3″N 82°18′52″W / 36.85083°N 82.31444°W / 36.85083; -82.31444
Area less than one acre
Built 1895 (1895)
NRHP reference # 00000024[1]
VLR # 083-5017
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 28, 2000
Designated VLR December 1, 1999[2]

Castlerun Historic District is a national historic district located at Castlerun near Castlewood, Russell County, Virginia. The district encompasses three contributing buildings that served the spiritual, educational, and social needs of this isolated far southwest Virginia community. They are the Castlerun School (c. 1895), the Castle Run Missionary Baptist Church (1924), and a frame privy (1926). The one-room school and church are frame, weatherboarded, rectangular buildings with a steep gable roofs. The school closed in 1951.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1]


  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 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Anne Stuart Beckett (August 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Castlerun Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map