Clifton (Lexington, Virginia)

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Clifton, Old Buena Vista Road.jpg
Front, seen from the road
Clifton (Lexington, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Clifton (Lexington, Virginia)
Clifton (Lexington, Virginia) is located in the United States
Clifton (Lexington, Virginia)
LocationVA 631 N side, 2000 ft. E of jct. with US 11, near Lexington, Virginia
Coordinates37°47′30″N 79°25′10″W / 37.79167°N 79.41944°W / 37.79167; -79.41944Coordinates: 37°47′30″N 79°25′10″W / 37.79167°N 79.41944°W / 37.79167; -79.41944
Area24.7 acres (10.0 ha)
Built1815 (1815)
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference #94000778[1]
VLR #081-0288
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJuly 22, 1994
Designated VLRApril 20, 1994[2]

Clifton is a historic home located near Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. The house was built about 1815, and is a two-story, seven bay, Federal style brick dwelling. It has a side gable roof and four chimneys. A two-story portico replaced an earlier Victorian portico in the 1980s. The property includes the contributing small stone servant's quarters or foreman's house and a wooden icehouse.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[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. ^ Elizabeth Harralson (February 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Clifton" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo