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Couper Bank Barn, Road 381, West of U.S. Route 13, Tybouts Corner, New Castle County, DE



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HB319970
View Northeast Showing South And West Elevations

HB319971
Interior View Northeast Showing Framing For Runway Bents

HB319972
Interior View Northeast Showing Roof Framing For Runway Bents

HB319973
Interior View Southeast Showing King Post Bridge House Truss


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Location
West of U.S. Route 13, Tybouts Corner vicinity, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DE-217
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-41).
Building/structure dates: 1850 initial construction
Significance: The Couper Barn is an unusually complete example of a functionally integrated bank barn of the type advocated by the writers and supporters of the mid 19th-century agricultural reform movement in the eastern United States. The framing is exceptional.

Subjects
Agriculture
Wagon Sheds
Storage Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTHEAST SHOWING SOUTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS
2. INTERIOR VIEW NORTHEAST SHOWING FRAMING FOR RUNWAY BENTS
3. INTERIOR VIEW NORTHEAST SHOWING ROOF FRAMING FOR RUNWAY BENTS
4. INTERIOR VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING KING POST BRIDGE HOUSE TRUSS


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