National Register of Historic Places listings in Suffolk, Virginia

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Location of Suffolk in Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Suffolk, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in the independent city of Suffolk, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.[1]

There are 24 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the city.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 21, 2017.[2]

Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location Description
1 Bay Point Farm
Bay Point Farm
June 23, 2003
(#03000571)
1400 Sleepy Hole Rd.
36°50′38″N 76°31′03″W / 36.843889°N 76.517500°W / 36.843889; -76.517500 (Bay Point Farm)
2 Building at 216 Bank Street
Building at 216 Bank Street
November 7, 1985
(#85002765)
216 Bank St.
36°43′45″N 76°34′47″W / 36.729167°N 76.579722°W / 36.729167; -76.579722 (Building at 216 Bank Street)
3 Cedar Hill Cemetery
Cedar Hill Cemetery
February 1, 2006
(#05001584)
South of E. Constance Rd.
36°44′15″N 76°34′47″W / 36.7375°N 76.579722°W / 36.7375; -76.579722 (Cedar Hill Cemetery)
4 Chuckatuck Historic District
Chuckatuck Historic District
April 7, 1995
(#95000393)
Junction of State Routes 10/32 with State Route 125
36°51′40″N 76°34′45″W / 36.861111°N 76.579167°W / 36.861111; -76.579167 (Chuckatuck Historic District)
Current settlement dates from 1635 land grant to Richard Bartlett, who built a grist mill at the head of Chuckatuck Creek that operated until 1970. Quaker leader George Fox founded Chuckatuck Meeting in 1672.[6]
5 Driver Historic District Upload image
April 7, 1995
(#95000394)
Junction of State Route 125 and Driver Lane
36°49′23″N 76°30′13″W / 36.823056°N 76.503611°W / 36.823056; -76.503611 (Driver Historic District)
6 Dumpling Island Archeological Site Upload image
February 10, 1998
(#98000046)
Address Restricted
7 East Suffolk Complex
East Suffolk Complex
August 4, 2003
(#03000743)
231 S. 7th St.
36°43′30″N 76°33′52″W / 36.725000°N 76.564444°W / 36.725000; -76.564444 (East Suffolk Complex)
8 Glebe Church
Glebe Church
May 25, 1973
(#73002148)
West of Chesapeake City on State Route 337
36°49′29″N 76°29′48″W / 36.824722°N 76.496667°W / 36.824722; -76.496667 (Glebe Church)
9 Godwin-Knight House
Godwin-Knight House
August 24, 1992
(#92001028)
140 King's Highway
36°51′42″N 76°34′41″W / 36.861667°N 76.577917°W / 36.861667; -76.577917 (Godwin-Knight House)
C.B Godwin home built in 1780 and lived in by Ray and Mildred Knight, sister of Mills E. Godwin, Jr.[6]
10 Joel E. Harrell Son Upload image
February 1, 2006
(#05001580)
110 Virginia Ham Dr.
36°44′32″N 76°33′30″W / 36.742222°N 76.558333°W / 36.742222; -76.558333 (Joel E. Harrell Son)
11 Holland Historic District Upload image
May 18, 1995
(#95000600)
Junction of U.S. Route 58 with State Route 189 and Dutch Rd.
36°40′53″N 76°46′48″W / 36.681389°N 76.780000°W / 36.681389; -76.780000 (Holland Historic District)
12 Knotts Creek-Belleville Archeological Site Upload image
June 10, 2008
(#08000524)
0.2 miles west of the intersection of U.S. Route 17 and Town Point Rd.[7]
36°51′53″N 76°26′27″W / 36.864722°N 76.440833°W / 36.864722; -76.440833 (Knotts Creek-Belleville Archeological Site)
13 Mount Sinai Baptist Church Upload image
March 20, 2007
(#07000193)
6100 Holy Neck Rd.
36°38′14″N 76°49′46″W / 36.637222°N 76.829444°W / 36.637222; -76.829444 (Mount Sinai Baptist Church)
14 Nansemond County Training School Upload image
August 11, 2004
(#04000847)
9307 Southwestern Boulevard
36°38′16″N 76°48′12″W / 36.637778°N 76.803333°W / 36.637778; -76.803333 (Nansemond County Training School)
15 Phillips Farm Upload image
October 30, 1998
(#98001318)
6353 Godwin Boulevard
36°52′33″N 76°35′02″W / 36.875972°N 76.583889°W / 36.875972; -76.583889 (Phillips Farm)
16 Phoenix Bank of Nansemond
Phoenix Bank of Nansemond
January 24, 1991
(#90002159)
339 E. Washington St.
36°43′36″N 76°34′42″W / 36.726667°N 76.578472°W / 36.726667; -76.578472 (Phoenix Bank of Nansemond)
17 Professional Building
Professional Building
August 12, 1999
(#99001005)
100 N. Main St.
36°43′42″N 76°34′59″W / 36.728333°N 76.583056°W / 36.728333; -76.583056 (Professional Building)
18 Riddick House
Riddick House
May 2, 1974
(#74002247)
510 Main St.
36°44′14″N 76°34′56″W / 36.737222°N 76.582222°W / 36.737222; -76.582222 (Riddick House)
19 St. John's Church
St. John's Church
April 11, 1973
(#73002149)
East of Chuckatuck on State Route 125
36°51′26″N 76°33′40″W / 36.857222°N 76.561111°W / 36.857222; -76.561111 (St. John's Church)
Oldest church in Chuckatuck, est. 1642, present building completed 1756, external dimensions 60 x 30 feet, walls 21 inches thick. Date 1753 appears on south wall along with the initials A.H. and E.H. for Anthony Holladay and his wife Esther, who deeded the site to the parish.[8]
20 Somerton Historic District Upload image
December 31, 2008
(#08001272)
Arthur Dr., Pittmantown Rd., and Boonetown Rd.
36°34′06″N 76°45′03″W / 36.568333°N 76.750833°W / 36.568333; -76.750833 (Somerton Historic District)
21 Suffolk Historic District
Suffolk Historic District
June 22, 1987
(#87000631)
Roughly bounded by railroad tracks, Hill St., Central Ave., and Holladay, Washington, N. Saratoga, and Pine Sts.; also roughly along N. Main St. from Constance Rd. to the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks; also roughly bounded by the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks, County St., Liberty St., Bank St., Market St., Clay St., and Poplar St.; also Pinner and Central Aves. and W. Washington St.
36°43′47″N 76°34′56″W / 36.729722°N 76.582222°W / 36.729722; -76.582222 (Suffolk Historic District)
Second, third, and fourth sets of boundaries represent boundary increases of June 10, 1999, September 14, 2002, and December 3, 2004
22 The Suffolk Peanut Company Upload image
November 22, 2016
(#16000801)
303 S. Saratoga St.
36°43′30″N 76°35′20″W / 36.725000°N 76.588889°W / 36.725000; -76.588889 (The Suffolk Peanut Company)
23 West End Historic District
West End Historic District
January 16, 2004
(#03001433)
Roughly bounded by Causey Ave., the Seaboard Coast Line railroad tracks, Pender St., Wellons St., Linden Ave., and other railroad tracks; also roughly bounded by Wellons, Washington, and Smith Sts.
36°43′44″N 76°35′33″W / 36.728889°N 76.592500°W / 36.728889; -76.592500 (West End Historic District)
Second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of November 27, 2004
24 Whaleyville Historic District
Whaleyville Historic District
April 7, 1995
(#95000392)
Junction of U.S. Route 13 and Mineral Spring Rd.
36°35′21″N 76°41′03″W / 36.589167°N 76.684167°W / 36.589167; -76.684167 (Whaleyville Historic District)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  6. ^ a b Bradshaw, Drexel. "The Village of Chuckatuck in Text". Greater Chuckatuck Historical Foundation. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  7. ^ Turner, E. Randolph, III. National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Knotts Creek/Belleville Archaeological Site. National Park Service. May 5, 2007.
  8. ^ "Chuckatuck Churches". Greater Chuckatuck Historical Foundation. Retrieved 26 April 2013.