Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory - Virginia


5148 Bulls Drive

Clifton Log Kitchen, Warrenton, Virginia (38.781784, -77.801933)

Log Cabin Felling Date: Winter 1819/20

Joists (2/4) 1819 (C); Logs (4/6) 1819 (C); CCVAx1 (t = 8.00 MDZ8; 7.19 RHVx1; 7.07 HOLL2).

The Clifton Log Kitchen is a one-and-a-half-story log building comprising a kitchen room on the first floor and a domestic room or quarters in the half-story above. The structure rests on a stone foundation and atop a basement lined with dry-laid stone.

Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the original kitchen structure was built from trees felled in the winter of 1819/20.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2016 The Tree-Ring Dating of Clifton Log Kitchen, Warrenton, unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2016/05




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Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory

Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

25 E. Montgomery St.
Baltimore, MD 21230