Connecticut 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The architect describes it as 'a modernist blend of cathedral nave and Connecticut barn'.
Granny had seen a picture of a beautiful Connecticut barn in an old magazine that was painted "rooster red." Granny loved that look so much that she had the huge farmhouse painted that very color.

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