Farmhouses

Chief dwellings attached to farms, particularly a dwelling for the family of a family-owned and -operated farm. Modern farmhouses characteristically comprise two stories with spacious, if modest, rooms and furnishings. Earlier farmhouses were characteristically one-story.

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Go Historic ID
2638
Names
farmhouses
farmhouse
farm houses
farm-houses
boerenhoeven Dutch
boerenhoeve Dutch
boerderij Dutch
boerderijen Dutch
boerenwoning Dutch
boerenwoningen Dutch
casas de labranza Spanish
casa de labranza Spanish

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Chief dwellings attached to farms, particularly a dwelling for the family of a family-owned and -operated farm. Modern farmhouses characteristically comprise two stories with spacious, if modest, rooms and furnishings. Earlier farmhouses were characteristically one-story.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005574. The J. Paul Getty Trust.