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Barn Features


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Access Levels

Multiple Level Access

Multiple Level Access

Single Level Access

Single Level Access


Forebays

Enclosed Forebay

Enclosed Forebay

Forebay not Enclosed

Forebay not Enclosed

Forebay Extended

Forebay Extended



Roof Types

Gambrel Roof

Gambrel Roof

Gable Roof

Gable Roof

Rainbow or Arched Roof

Rainbow, Arched, or Gothic Roof


Shed Roof

Shed Roof

Combination Roof

Combination Roof


Entries

Large Doors in Eaves Side

Large Doors in Eaves Side

Dutch Doors

Dutch Doors

Large Door in Gable End

Large Door in Gable End


Human-size Entryways

Human-size Entryways


Footprints

Rectangular Footprint

Rectangular Footprint

Tee Footprint

Tee Footprint

Ell Footprint

Ell Footprint


Round Footprint

Round Footprint

Irregular Footprint

Irregular Footprint


Barn Decorations

Ventilation Slits

Ventilation Slits

Louvered Vents

Louvered Vents

Star Decorations

Star Decorations


Cut-out Designs

Cut-out Designs

Brick-end Designs

Brick-end Designs

Roof-ridge Cupolas

Roof-ridge Cupolas


Date or Inscription

Date or Inscription

Painted Designs

Painted Designs


Additional Building Features

Hay Hood and Door

Hay Hood and Door

Horse Power Shed

Horse Power Shed

Doors without External Access

Doors without External Access


Machinery Bay

Machinery Bay

Outshed on Bank Side

Outshed on Bank Side


Visible Exterior Alterations

Forebay Enclosed on Eaves Side

Forebay Enclosed on Eaves Side

Barn altered with windows for poultry, Codorus Township, York County.

Windows for Poultry

Barn with lower level windows for dairy cows, Chester County.

Windows for Dairy Cows


Stoner Barn, Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, c. 1876.

Shed Roof on Gable End

Barn, West Vincent Township, Cochranville, Chester County.

Ell Extension

Barn with cow shed, Lower Windsor Township, York County, c. 1910.

One-story Additions for Livestock


Basement or Pennsylvania Barn with lower-level storm shed addition, Green Township, Indiana County.

Storm Shed on Stable Level

Extended English barn, Bradford County.

Gable-end Extension

Milking Parlor

Milking Parlor



Barn Interior Features

Post and Beam Framing, Barn, Lehigh County.

Post and Beam Framing

Square Notching

Logs

Shawver Truss

Shawver Truss


Gothic Roof Framing

Gothic Roof Framing

Laminated planks, barn, Centre County, PA.

Laminated Planks

Barn interior showing mow arrangement.

Barn Interiors


19th Century Stable

Alterations on Stable Level

Cross beams and laths

Alterations on Mow Level