Dutch barn


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Dutch barn

n
(Architecture) Brit a farm building consisting of a steel frame and a curved roof
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But, with a full grown leviathan this is impossible; for the sperm whale's head embraces nearly one third of his entire bulk, and completely to suspend such a burden as that, even by the immense tackles of a whaler, this were as vain a thing as to attempt weighing a Dutch barn in jewellers' scales The Pequod's whale being decapitated and the body stripped, the head was hoisted against the ship's side --about half way out of the sea, so that it might yet in great part be buoyed up by its native element.
Cherry Burn House is a cleverly designed conversion with a new Dutch barn which will have a glazed wall offering spectacular views across the large gardens and down to the property's very own stream.
Stone outbuilding, Dutch barn with workshop and hay store, set in five acres of paddocks,one with field shelter.
The event will take place from 7.30pm in the Dutch Barn Concert Hall in the Lower School off Manor Way.
A FARM is today counting the cost after arsonists set fire to a five-bay Dutch barn, causing extensive damage.
The outbuildings comprise a tack room, three stables, a Dutch barn, another barn, workshop area, lean-to for storage, a steel framed building and storage room.
There is also a large Dutch barn which provides storage.
Raymond said: "The round top Dutch barn could be used for commercial business, as we are only about two miles from the A1 and half a mile from Heighington.
WELL ALIGHT: Firefighter Phil Messam tackles the blaze as bales of straw burn (above) and the Dutch barn (below) is badly damaged.
And there is further expansion plans for a Dutch barn.