Clifton (Kilmarnock, Virginia)

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Clifton Avenue terminus in Kilmarnock.jpg
Property entrance
Clifton (Kilmarnock, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Clifton (Kilmarnock, Virginia)
Clifton (Kilmarnock, Virginia) is located in the United States
Clifton (Kilmarnock, Virginia)
LocationVA 360, .25 mi. W of jct. with VA 200, Kilmarnock, Virginia
Coordinates37°53′14″N 76°21′8″W / 37.88722°N 76.35222°W / 37.88722; -76.35222Coordinates: 37°53′14″N 76°21′8″W / 37.88722°N 76.35222°W / 37.88722; -76.35222
Area109.3 acres (44.2 ha)
Built1785 (1785)
Architectural styleGeorgian
NRHP reference #04000477[1]
VLR #249-5029
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 19, 2004
Designated VLRMarch 17, 2004[2]

Clifton is a historic home located at Kilmarnock, Northumberland County, Virginia. It was built about 1785, and is a two-story, Georgian style frame dwelling with brick nogging. It is topped by a gable roof and the exterior is finished in plain, circular-sawn weatherboards. It is a rare example of a four-square plan with central chimney, combined with a front passage and paired stairs.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[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. ^ Mary Harding Sadler; Bradley M. McDonald; Kathryn E. Colwell (December 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Clifton" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying four photos