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Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Clingstone, an unusual, 103-year-old mansion in Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay. The house was abandoned in the 1940's until it was bought by Henry Wood in 1961 for $3,600. Clingstone had been built by a distant cousin, J.S. Lovering Wharton. Mr. Wharton worked with an artist, William Trost Richards, to create a house of picture windows with 23 rooms on three stories radiating off a vast central hall. from Clingstone