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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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,
In New England, English barns were further adapted into larger, timber-framed structures, which became known as the Yankee barn.
Brought to America along with the first settlers, the oldest style of bam still graces our landscapes in the classic "English barn" style.
The Pilgrims built English barns. But these didn't have adequate hay storage for the long New England winters, and their thatched roofs caught fire easily The Swedish and Finnish immigrants built their barns of logs, a practical use for cleared timber.

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