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Claughton–Wright House
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Front and southern side
Nearest city Lewisetta, Virginia
Area 4.8 acres (1.9 ha)
Built 1787 (1787)
Built by William Claughton
Architectural style Federal
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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