Clifton (Rixeyville, Virginia)

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Clifton
Clifton (Rixeyville, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Clifton (Rixeyville, Virginia)
Clifton (Rixeyville, Virginia) is located in the United States
Clifton (Rixeyville, Virginia)
Location7091 Monumental Mills Rd., Rixeyville, Virginia
Coordinates38°36′34″N 78°00′24″W / 38.60944°N 78.00667°W / 38.60944; -78.00667Coordinates: 38°36′34″N 78°00′24″W / 38.60944°N 78.00667°W / 38.60944; -78.00667
Area241 acres (98 ha)
Built1845 (1845)
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Bungalow/craftsman
NRHP reference #08000911[1]
VLR #023-5230
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 17, 2008
Designated VLRJune 19, 2008[2]

Clifton is a historic home and farm located near Rixeyville, Culpeper County, Virginia. It was built about 1845, and is a two-story frame dwelling, built in the Greek Revival style, with wings constructed about 1850 and about 1910. Also on the property is a "street" of contributing outbuildings dated to the 19th and early 20th centuries. They include an antebellum two-story frame kitchen with a wide stone chimney; a 19th-century frame bank barn; a stone ash house, an icehouse, a chicken house, and a small frame barn, all built around 1918; a frame chicken house constructed about 1950; and a large center-aisle frame corncrib and spring house built about 1930.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Gibson Worsham (April 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Clifton" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.