Dutch barn


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Dutch barn

Brit a farm building consisting of a steel frame and a curved roof

Dutch barn

1. A distinctive type of front-gabled barn of curtain wall, 1 construction, erected by early Dutch settlers in America; approximately square in plan; built on stone piers with a steeply pitched roof. Often sheathed with overlapping planks to shed water readily; the outer planks temporarily removable for maintenance; typically had a small pent roof directly over the entry way for wagons; owl holes near the peaks of the gables for ventilation and for access to the barn for mice-eating birds.
2. Same as bank barn.
3. Same as hay barrack.
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There is also a three and half acre paddock, outbuildings, garage and Dutch barn.
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One shows the Yorkers posing with torches before an original Dutch barn, as if they were about to light it.
There are a range of outbuildings including former cowshed with planning permission to convert into a games room, a Grade II-listed barn, cedar Dutch barn and ruinous Grade II listed cruck barn.
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EMLEY Moor farmer Joseph Hampshire reported a "mini tornado" in the area which ripped the roof off his daughter's Dutch barn at Sheepcote Farm in Factory Lane.
In addition, it boasts an indoor swimming pool, while outside there is a detached three-bedroom chalet, a Dutch barn with groom's apartment, a stable block, loose boxes, indoor riding school and large horsebox garage.