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Cochran Grange, Bank Barn, U.S. Route 301, West of Route 71, Middletown, New Castle County, DE



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B&W Photos

HB320422
View Southeast Showing North And West Elevations

HB320423
View Northwest Showing Arcaded Stable Entries On South Elevation

HB320424
View West, Detail Of Ground Level Entry On East Elevation

HB320425
Interior View Runway And Hay Mows Looking East

HB320426
Interior View Of Roof Framing Looking Northwest

HB320427
Main Floor, Detail Of Painting Of Train On East Wall Of Runway Looking East

HB320428
Main Floor, Detail Of Painting Of Delaware Bay Oyster Schooner On East Wall Of Runway Looking East


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Location
West of Route 71, Middletown vicinity, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DE-208-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-49).
Building/structure dates: 1834 initial construction
Significance: The Cochran Grange bank barn represents the partial acceptance of a popularly proscribed agricultural building form into an area of intensive agricultural reform. Built to consolidate agricultural functions, the barn actually functioned in the manner of an old style English barn.

Subjects
Plank Buildings
Brick Buildings
Bank Barns


Related Names
Cochran, John P.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING NORTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS
2. VIEW NORTHWEST SHOWING ARCADED STABLE ENTRIES ON SOUTH ELEVATION
3. VIEW WEST, DETAIL OF GROUND LEVEL ENTRY ON EAST ELEVATION
4. INTERIOR VIEW RUNWAY AND HAY MOWS LOOKING EAST
5. INTERIOR VIEW OF ROOF FRAMING LOOKING NORTHWEST
6. MAIN FLOOR, DETAIL OF PAINTING OF TRAIN ON EAST WALL OF RUNWAY LOOKING EAST
7. MAIN FLOOR, DETAIL OF PAINTING OF DELAWARE BAY OYSTER SCHOONER ON EAST WALL OF RUNWAY LOOKING EAST


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