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Front and southern side
|Nearest city||Lewisetta, Virginia|
|Area||4.8 acres (1.9 ha)|
|Built by||William Claughton|
|NRHP reference No.||97000491|
|Added to NRHP||May 23, 1997|
The Claughton–Wright House is a historic house in rural Northumberland County, Virginia. It is located near Lewisetta, 2 mi. northeast of the junction of VA 623 and VA 624, on Wright's Cove, a tributary of Glebe Creek. The small wood frame house was built in 1787 by William Claughton, a major landowner in the area. The house is a rare example of a period house in tidewater Virginia. The building was restored in 2009.
The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
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