Dutch Barns

Designates squarish barns found in the northeast United States and characterized by one main floor, steeply pitched gables, primary entrances located under each gable end, wide central interior spaces spanned by massive anchor beams, and narrow flanking aisles.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300166844. The J. Paul Getty Trust.