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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Five -bay Dutch barn with livestock/implement shed, set in 8.10 acres of pasture land.
The property includes landscaped gardens of about an acre together with two grassed paddock areas and a range of buildings including a large steel frame barn/workshop, traditional Dutch barn, three stable boxes plus a large foaling box and feed room.
There is also a Dutch barn and workshops (whichcould provide additional stabling), tack room,and a two room office suite above with storage heating and velux windows.
It broke out in a Dutch barn at Wheatcroft Farm, off The Long Shoot, near Nuneaton, at about 8pm last night.
Apart from the traditional buildings there is also a modern livestock shed and a Dutch barn. The land extends to about 277.44 acres and is a mix of arable and pasture, woodland, brooks and a substantial lake.
Further outbuildings comprise a range of stables providing five loose boxes, two former shippons, a bullpen, a Dutch barn, a modern 60ft x 40ft portal framed agricultural building, various potting sheds and garden stores.
There is also a useful three bay Dutch barn with an adjoining part walled concrete pad.
Tomlow Bridge, Calcutt Lane, Calcutt, Southam - formation of mooring, layby and associated car park, regrading of land, installation of cess tank and use of existing Dutch barn for storage purposes
Situated in the heart of Wall, a popular Tyne Valley village three miles north of Hexham, is Southside Barn, an attractive Grade II-Listed Dutch barn, which has recently been converted to a high specification.
To the rear are a Dutch barn and a block and corrugated former sheep shed.
Outbuildings include calf box, sheep pens,former cowshed and Dutch barn. Attached is Blaen y Cwm Bach,a five-bedroom converted barn, restored sympathetically.Includes sporting rights.