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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Pversatile and attractive property that offers spectacular countryside living, The Threshing Barn has undergone extensive refurbishment work.
Saturday, July 6, in the restored 1842 threshing barn at Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills.
Its outbuildings have also been restored and given new community uses including interpretation in the Beast House, an adaptable event space in the Threshing Barn, and a bunkhouse in the Granary.
Dating back to the 19th century the barn is believed to have been built as a threshing barn for the neighbouring farm house.
Gregor Grierson, the Junior Burnsian of the year, piped the performers into the threshing barn at the start of the evening.
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.
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.