threshing barn

Yankee barn

A steeply pitched, timber-framed, side-gabled wood barn of post-and-lintel construction, often with a gambrel roof; usually having no forebay; typically built against a hillside with animals housed at ground level on the lower side adjacent to the barn; similar to a bank barn.
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The developers said: "Here you'll find 12 superb one-tofive bedroom properties created from the barns, byres, smithy, threshing barn and engine house of Cresswell Home Farm which is believed to date from the late 1840s onwards.
AFORMER threshing barn in the grounds of a castle once owned by King Henry VIII's advisor Thomas Cromwell now provides stylish 21st century living in beautiful Warwickshire surroundings.
Charles also toured the working farm on the estate, viewing a demonstration of a specially designed threshing barn by Washington and patting the horn of an ox named Jed.
A $430,000 commitment will allow the development of a commercial kitchen at Highfield House to increase the site's capabilities as a venue, as well as providing for essential works to safeguard the structures of the Chapel and Threshing Barn.
If the children are happy, the whole family is happy - that's the encouraging motto at the 18th century Threshing Barn, set in the pretty Cumbrian hamlet of Stockdalewath.
The River Cottage website says the kitchen is "a beautifully restored threshing barn, with its oak floor and large windows, it's a glorious space at any time of the year".
There's something about fresh air and being by the sea which makes me sleepy, so it was early to bed in our converted threshing barn and ready for our next adventure which we discovered in Lizard Point, the most southerly point in England.
Originally a threshing barn, the central threshing room has been transformed into a stunning double height drawing room with galleried sections on either side.
Part of a set of three converted barns, The Old Stables, The Pipistrelle and The Threshing Barn can be booked together to sleep up to 12 people.
He and Dave prepare the programmes in a former cowshed and milking parlour and they are transmitted from the studio in a former hayloft in the threshing barn.
Sixteen-sided, two-story wheat threshing barn made using 18th century tools and methods is the exhibit's main attraction.