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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Portsmouth, 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 Portsmouth, 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 22 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the city, including 2 National Historic Landmarks.

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 Description
1 Cedar Grove Cemetery
Cedar Grove Cemetery
October 15, 1992
(#92001366)
301 Fort Ln.
36°50′20″N 76°18′29″W / 36.838889°N 76.308056°W / 36.838889; -76.308056 (Cedar Grove Cemetery)
2 Commodore Theatre
Commodore Theatre
February 27, 1997
(#97000203)
421 High St.
36°50′06″N 76°18′07″W / 36.835000°N 76.301944°W / 36.835000; -76.301944 (Commodore Theatre)
3 Confederate Monument
Confederate Monument
September 4, 1997
(#97000956)
Jct. of High and Court Sts.
36°50′08″N 76°18′03″W / 36.835611°N 76.300889°W / 36.835611; -76.300889 (Confederate Monument)
4 Craddock Historic District
Craddock Historic District
June 20, 1974
(#74002240)
Bounded by Paradise Creek, Victory Blvd., and George Washington Hwy.
36°48′07″N 76°19′04″W / 36.801944°N 76.317778°W / 36.801944; -76.317778 (Craddock Historic District)
5 Downtown Portsmouth Historic District
Downtown Portsmouth Historic District
January 16, 2004
(#03001485)
Roughly bounded by Interstate 264, Middle St., Primrose St. and Queen St.
36°50′07″N 76°18′14″W / 36.835278°N 76.303889°W / 36.835278; -76.303889 (Downtown Portsmouth Historic District)
6 Drydock No. 1
Drydock No. 1
February 26, 1970
(#70000862)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
36°49′14″N 76°17′35″W / 36.820556°N 76.293056°W / 36.820556; -76.293056 (Drydock No. 1)
7 Fort Nelson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter House
Fort Nelson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter House
August 8, 2007
(#07000805)
506 Westmoreland Ave.
36°50′00″N 76°21′49″W / 36.833333°N 76.363611°W / 36.833333; -76.363611 (Fort Nelson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter House)
8 LIGHTSHIP No. 101, PORTSMOUTH
LIGHTSHIP No. 101, PORTSMOUTH
May 5, 1989
(#89001080)
London Slip, Elizabeth River
36°50′13″N 76°17′46″W / 36.836944°N 76.296111°W / 36.836944; -76.296111 (LIGHTSHIP No. 101, PORTSMOUTH)
9 Monumental Methodist Church
Monumental Methodist Church
January 15, 2004
(#03001430)
450 Dinwiddie St.
36°50′09″N 76°18′10″W / 36.835833°N 76.302778°W / 36.835833; -76.302778 (Monumental Methodist Church)
10 Park View Historic District
Park View Historic District
October 4, 1984
(#84000047)
Roughly bounded by Elm and Parkview Aves., Fort Lane, Blair, and Harrell Sts.
36°50′31″N 76°18′40″W / 36.841944°N 76.311111°W / 36.841944; -76.311111 (Park View Historic District)
11 Port Norfolk Historic District
Port Norfolk Historic District
September 30, 1983
(#83003299)
Roughly bounded by Bayview Blvd., Chatauqua Ave., Hartford St., Douglas Ave. and Hull Creek
36°50′54″N 76°20′14″W / 36.848333°N 76.337222°W / 36.848333; -76.337222 (Port Norfolk Historic District)
12 Portsmouth Community Library
Portsmouth Community Library
August 12, 2010
(#10000544)
906 Elm St.
36°49′55″N 76°18′47″W / 36.831806°N 76.313056°W / 36.831806; -76.313056 (Portsmouth Community Library)
13 Portsmouth Courthouse
Portsmouth Courthouse
April 29, 1970
(#70000876)
Northwestern corner of Court and High Sts.
36°50′08″N 76°18′05″W / 36.835556°N 76.301389°W / 36.835556; -76.301389 (Portsmouth Courthouse)
14 Portsmouth Naval Hospital
Portsmouth Naval Hospital
April 13, 1972
(#72001516)
On Hospital Point at Washington and Crawford Sts.
36°50′50″N 76°18′19″W / 36.847222°N 76.305278°W / 36.847222; -76.305278 (Portsmouth Naval Hospital)
15 Portsmouth Olde Towne Historic District
Portsmouth Olde Towne Historic District
September 8, 1970
(#70000877)
Bounded by Crawford Parkway, London St., the Elizabeth River, and extending 0.1 miles west of Washington St.; also Grace and Queen Sts.
36°50′20″N 76°18′07″W / 36.838889°N 76.301944°W / 36.838889; -76.301944 (Portsmouth Olde Towne Historic District)
Grace and Queen represent a boundary increase of October 6, 1983
16 Pythian Castle
Pythian Castle
October 30, 1980
(#80004316)
610-612 Court St.
36°50′02″N 76°18′04″W / 36.833889°N 76.301111°W / 36.833889; -76.301111 (Pythian Castle)
17 Quarters A, B, and C, Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Quarters A, B, and C, Norfolk Naval Shipyard
December 19, 1974
(#74002242)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
36°49′36″N 76°17′51″W / 36.826667°N 76.297500°W / 36.826667; -76.297500 (Quarters A, B, and C, Norfolk Naval Shipyard)
18 St. Paul's Catholic Church
St. Paul's Catholic Church
June 6, 2002
(#02000619)
518 High St.
36°50′08″N 76°18′13″W / 36.835556°N 76.303611°W / 36.835556; -76.303611 (St. Paul's Catholic Church)
19 Seaboard Coastline Building
Seaboard Coastline Building
October 10, 1985
(#85003129)
1 High St.
36°50′06″N 76°17′48″W / 36.835000°N 76.296667°W / 36.835000; -76.296667 (Seaboard Coastline Building)
20 Shea Terrace Elementary School
Shea Terrace Elementary School
September 14, 2002
(#02001002)
253 Constitution Ave.
36°50′23″N 76°19′29″W / 36.839722°N 76.324722°W / 36.839722; -76.324722 (Shea Terrace Elementary School)
21 Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church
May 14, 1973
(#73002219)
High and Court Sts.
36°50′06″N 76°18′04″W / 36.835000°N 76.301111°W / 36.835000; -76.301111 (Trinity Episcopal Church)
22 Truxtun Historic District
September 16, 1982
(#82004581)
Portsmouth and Deep Creek Blvds., Manly, Dahlia, Hobson, Dewey and Bagley Sts.
36°48′59″N 76°19′48″W / 36.816389°N 76.330000°W / 36.816389; -76.330000 (Truxtun Historic District)

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location Summary
1 The Circle
The Circle
March 8, 2006
(#06000120)
February 7, 2017
3010 High St.
36°50′05″N 76°20′18″W / 36.834722°N 76.338333°W / 36.834722; -76.338333 (The Circle)
Demolished in August 2013
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