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

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Bedford County, 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 a Google map.

There are 31 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Avenel
Avenel
January 30, 1992
(#92000003)
413 Avenel Ave.
37°20′17″N 79°31′28″W / 37.337917°N 79.524444°W / 37.337917; -79.524444 (Avenel)
Bedford
2 John D. Ballard House
John D. Ballard House
December 12, 1997
(#97001505)
525 Longwood Ave.
37°20′22″N 79°31′12″W / 37.339444°N 79.520000°W / 37.339444; -79.520000 (John D. Ballard House)
Bedford
3 Bedford Historic District
Bedford Historic District
October 4, 1984
(#84000031)
Roughly bounded by Longwood, Bedford, and Mountain Aves., Peaks, Oak, Grove, and Washington Sts.
37°20′04″N 79°31′25″W / 37.334444°N 79.523611°W / 37.334444; -79.523611 (Bedford Historic District)
Bedford
4 Bedford Historic Meetinghouse
Bedford Historic Meetinghouse
January 31, 1978
(#78003182)
153 W. Main St.
37°20′05″N 79°31′32″W / 37.334861°N 79.525556°W / 37.334861; -79.525556 (Bedford Historic Meetinghouse)
Bedford
5 Bellevue
December 19, 1990
(#89001917)
VA 643, 1 mi. E of Goode
37°21′52″N 79°22′02″W / 37.364444°N 79.367222°W / 37.364444; -79.367222 (Bellevue)
Goode
6 Bellevue Rural Historic District
November 30, 2005
(#05001345)
Bellevue Rd.
37°22′21″N 79°22′52″W / 37.372500°N 79.381111°W / 37.372500; -79.381111 (Bellevue Rural Historic District)
Forest
7 Big Otter Mill
Big Otter Mill
October 30, 1998
(#98001314)
VA 122
37°23′27″N 79°30′14″W / 37.390833°N 79.503750°W / 37.390833; -79.503750 (Big Otter Mill)
Bedford
8 Brook Hill Farm
June 6, 1997
(#97000489)
0.75 mi. S of jct. of US 221 and VA 643
37°22′05″N 79°22′29″W / 37.368056°N 79.374722°W / 37.368056; -79.374722 (Brook Hill Farm)
Forest
9 Burks-Guy-Hagen House
Burks-Guy-Hagen House
December 19, 1985
(#85003201)
520 Peaks St.
37°20′22″N 79°31′23″W / 37.339444°N 79.523056°W / 37.339444; -79.523056 (Burks-Guy-Hagen House)
Bedford
10 Cifax Rural Historic District
February 20, 1992
(#92000052)
Jct. of VA 644 and VA 643 and surrounding valley area
37°24′39″N 79°24′28″W / 37.410833°N 79.407778°W / 37.410833; -79.407778 (Cifax Rural Historic District)
Cifax
11 Bowling Eldridge House
Bowling Eldridge House
August 12, 1993
(#93000824)
1651 Fox Hill Rd.
37°28′22″N 79°12′07″W / 37.472778°N 79.201944°W / 37.472778; -79.201944 (Bowling Eldridge House)
Lynchburg
12 Elk Hill
April 2, 1973
(#73001996)
NW of Forest on VA 663
37°24′33″N 79°20′36″W / 37.409028°N 79.343472°W / 37.409028; -79.343472 (Elk Hill)
Forest
13 Elks National Home
Elks National Home
May 29, 2008
(#08000479)
931 Ashland Ave.
37°20′36″N 79°32′06″W / 37.343333°N 79.535000°W / 37.343333; -79.535000 (Elks National Home)
Bedford
14 Fancy Farm
Fancy Farm
January 7, 1972
(#72001384)
On VA 43, N of jct. with VA 682
37°23′54″N 79°33′23″W / 37.398333°N 79.556389°W / 37.398333; -79.556389 (Fancy Farm)
Bedford
15 Hope Dawn
Hope Dawn
October 9, 1974
(#74002106)
Northwest of Lynchburg off Abert Road
37°29′55″N 79°13′59″W / 37.498611°N 79.233194°W / 37.498611; -79.233194 (Hope Dawn)
Lynchburg
16 Liberty Hall
August 12, 2009
(#09000613)
12000 E. Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
37°18′23″N 79°18′48″W / 37.306389°N 79.313333°W / 37.306389; -79.313333 (Liberty Hall)
Forest
17 Locust Level
Locust Level
December 21, 1990
(#90001841)
US 460 W of jct. with VA 695
37°23′11″N 79°44′14″W / 37.386389°N 79.737222°W / 37.386389; -79.737222 (Locust Level)
Montvale
18 Mount Airy
December 19, 1990
(#90001823)
Jct. of VA 630 and VA 631
37°06′19″N 79°25′03″W / 37.105278°N 79.417500°W / 37.105278; -79.417500 (Mount Airy)
Leesville
19 New London Academy
New London Academy
April 13, 1972
(#72001385)
Near jct. of VA 297 and VA 211
37°18′24″N 79°18′19″W / 37.306528°N 79.305278°W / 37.306528; -79.305278 (New London Academy)
Forest
20 New Prospect Church
New Prospect Church
March 31, 2000
(#00000312)
4445 Sheep Creek Rd.
37°25′39″N 79°38′09″W / 37.427500°N 79.635833°W / 37.427500; -79.635833 (New Prospect Church)
Bedford
21 Old Rectory
July 24, 1973
(#73001998)
S of Perrowville on VA 663
37°24′10″N 79°20′18″W / 37.402778°N 79.338333°W / 37.402778; -79.338333 (Old Rectory)
Perrowville
22 Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church
Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church
May 4, 2007
(#07000392)
5982 Joppa Mill Rd.
37°14′55″N 79°37′33″W / 37.248611°N 79.625833°W / 37.248611; -79.625833 (Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church)
Moneta
23 Otterburn
February 16, 2001
(#01000146)
Big Island Rd.
37°22′04″N 79°29′48″W / 37.367639°N 79.496528°W / 37.367639; -79.496528 (Otterburn)
Bedford
24 Pleasant View
November 15, 2006
(#06001043)
5050 Bellevue Rd.
37°20′48″N 79°21′42″W / 37.346667°N 79.361667°W / 37.346667; -79.361667 (Pleasant View)
Forest
25 Poplar Forest
Poplar Forest
November 12, 1969
(#69000223)
S of jct. of Rtes. 661 and 460
37°20′53″N 79°15′52″W / 37.348056°N 79.264444°W / 37.348056; -79.264444 (Poplar Forest)
Lynchburg
26 Rothsay
October 30, 1992
(#92001387)
US 221 N side, 2000 ft. E of jct. with VA 811
37°22′01″N 79°17′01″W / 37.367083°N 79.283611°W / 37.367083; -79.283611 (Rothsay)
Forest
27 Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church
November 7, 1985
(#85002766)
VA 663
37°22′41″N 79°18′29″W / 37.378194°N 79.308056°W / 37.378194; -79.308056 (Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church)
Forest
28 Thomas Methodist Episcopal Chapel
August 11, 2004
(#04000844)
VA 684, Penicks Mill Rd.
37°22′43″N 79°37′37″W / 37.378611°N 79.626944°W / 37.378611; -79.626944 (Thomas Methodist Episcopal Chapel)
Thaxton
29 Three Otters
Three Otters
September 15, 1970
(#70000785)
W of jct. of Rte. 838 and VA 43
37°21′27″N 79°32′43″W / 37.357500°N 79.545278°W / 37.357500; -79.545278 (Three Otters)
Bedford
30 Twin Oaks Farm
Twin Oaks Farm
July 5, 2001
(#01000704)
VA 2
37°25′37″N 79°37′57″W / 37.426944°N 79.632500°W / 37.426944; -79.632500 (Twin Oaks Farm)
Bedford County
31 Woodbourne
July 2, 1973
(#73001997)
NE of Forest off VA 609
37°22′11″N 79°16′44″W / 37.369722°N 79.278889°W / 37.369722; -79.278889 (Woodbourne)
Forest
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