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  • The Pennsylvania Barn Vernacular curt, kyle, victor
  • The Bank Barn banked to provide access to the upper level for processing and storing grain upper level floor extended south in a cantilever fashion over the stable wall below to provide a ventilated area for a granary on the upper level and protection from snow and rain for the animals on the south side of the barn at the lower level the entrance/exit for the lower level, considered the front, always faced south
  • The Sweitzer Pennsylvania Barn forebay depth of 6 to 9 feet, supported only by the cantilevered beams from the upper level floor front gabled roof slope is longer than the rear because the roof continues unbroken over the forebay roof angle is steep, approximately 45˚, to facilitate drainage, giving the characteristic asymmetrical roof forebay front wall is two-thirds that of the rear wall due to the longer front roof slope
  • The Standard Pennsylvania Barn most widespread of Pennsylvania barn types roof ridge to be centered over the barn symmetrical gable ends and a forebay front wall height equal to that of the rear (north side) wall more shallow forebay from that of the Sweitzer Bank barn information obtained from:
  • The Star Barn large frame bank barn constructed on a limestone foundation, built in 1872 three-story structure is approximately 67’-6” wide by 105’-6” long barn has a centered cross gable and square cupola rising above the gabled roof Star barn information obtained from:
  • The Star Barn
  • Photo gallery Construction Process
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  • Details
  • Interior
  • Modern precedent Clubhouse is based on the existing typology of a Pennsylvania Bank Barn, and literally replaced one of the barns on the site. Zoning constrains did not allow to exceed the existing footprint, volume and building typology - therefore the new structure preserves a memory of the old barn typologically and also spatially. Austin + Mergold LLC Architecture, landscape, design Mechanicsburg, PA 2002-2005
  • Modern precedent