English barn


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English barn

1.A timber-framed barn built of wood or stone, usually connected to the house through a series of outbuildings.
2. Same as Yankee barn.
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As there was no getting into this place, and nothing was to be done but walk up and down, and look at it and the other buildings in the village (which were chiefly of wood, painted a dark red like English barns, and composed of many stories like English factories), I have nothing to communicate to the reader, beyond the scanty results I gleaned the while our purchases were making,
The barn is one of a handful of 19th-century barns remaining in the town and is Dudley's only English barn.
We had a couple of groups singing traditional folk songs,we had English barn dancing, an archery competition, a poetry writing competition and ended the night with a rousing sing along of There''ll Always Be An England, Rule Britannia and the like.
What looks so like an evolved medieval farmhouse on the continent is, in fact, a converted, remodelled and extended English barn.
With the pounds 20 in my pocket, I managed to buy a bag of delicious garlic and herb-stuffed olives, two venison steaks, grass-fed mutton for a casserole, four Italian sausages, a pot of surprisingly tasty nettle soup (which I was able to try first), organic red cabbage and carrots, a bottle of home-brewed Hop Nouvelle beer - and I even had a little left over to donate to Petra, the beautiful English barn owl from Hereford Owl Rescue
Framed in an English barn doorway, Laurence, 38, is dressed in a particularly foppish outfit of frilly shirt and jodhpurs, happily painting the idyllic scene.
Between 10am and 3pm on Saturday, visitors to the cathedral can also get up close to a variety of birds including the female European Eagle Owl, which has a wingspan of more than 6ft, Royal Bengali and English Barn Owl.

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