Bethlehem Baptist Church & Cemetery

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Bethlehem Baptist Church & Cemetery
Street Address:
SE end of Bethlehem Road, Graniteville, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
April 23 1986
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
Frame with brick veneer
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
Composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
Bethlehem Baptist Church & Cemetery: Church bldg, is a 1 story brick veneer church bldg; 3 bays wide (W-E-W), S elevation is 7 bays deep (W-W-E-W-W-W-E); front facing gable pedimented comp, roof w/2 transverse gable comp. roofs w/boxed cornices w/returns at rear addn; square tower on NE corner w/spire; pedimented entry projection w/pointed arched entry opening w/decorative pointed arched transom w/tracery; paired entry door; round louvered attic vent at pediment and tower, windows are set w/in pointed arched openings & have pointed arched transoms v/tracery; 8/8 stained glass windows; brick veneer set in stretcher bond; Cemetery covers approx. 1 -1 /2 acres, directly E. behind the church; 1900's OUTBUILDINGS: None
Brick veneer added in 1970
Historical Information:
Cornerstone states that building constructed in 1876; inscription examples: 1893- Elizabella Bacon, wife of Stephen Bacon
Source of Historical Information:
Aiken County Survey (Western Portion), 1986
Archives Location:
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County