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Dutch barn

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(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.
There is yet more space in the outbuildings, including a party barn with bar and catering area, cloakroom, dog night room and laundry, flower arranging room, tool shed, stables and Dutch barns.
A useful secondary entrance leads off the road to the original coach house and stable block together with two Dutch barns.
I agree with the reader that there should be more indoor arenas, like Dutch barns for the children of today to practise and hone their skills, in order to maximise those skills when playing competitively on the Saturday.
About 200 tonnes of baled hay, stored in Dutch barns, went up in flames yesterday afternoon, along with a tractor and trailer.
There are garaging stores, dutch barns, a double stable block with tack/feed room and cloakroom, and a 35ft serviced static caravan.
The farm buildings include storage buildings, Dutch barns, old grain store bins, livestock handling facilities, silage clamps, a green waste site and former calf buildings.