Cattle Barns

Relatively large structures used to shelter beef cattle; for relatively large structures for dairy cow housing, use "dairy barns"; for relatively small structures used to house dairy or beef cows or bulls, use "cow houses;" for relatively small shelters having at least one open wall, use "cowsheds.".

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2415
Names
cattle barns
cattle barn
barns, cattle
veestallen Dutch
veestal Dutch
koestallen Dutch
boyeras Spanish
boyera Spanish
establo de bueyes Spanish

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Relatively large structures used to shelter beef cattle; for relatively large structures for dairy cow housing, use "dairy barns"; for relatively small structures used to house dairy or beef cows or bulls, use "cow houses;" for relatively small shelters having at least one open wall, use "cowsheds."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300004905. The J. Paul Getty Trust.