Nelson Round Barn

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Nelson Round Barn
Nelson Round Barn is located in Iowa
Nelson Round Barn
Location County Road J46, Allerton, Iowa
Coordinates 40°42′24″N 93°20′44″W / 40.70667°N 93.34556°W / 40.70667; -93.34556Coordinates: 40°42′24″N 93°20′44″W / 40.70667°N 93.34556°W / 40.70667; -93.34556
Built 1912
Architect Emil Cable
Governing body Private
MPS Iowa Round Barns: The Sixty Year Experiment TR
NRHP Reference # 86003189 [1]
Added to NRHP November 19, 1986

The Nelson Round Barn is an historical structure located near Allerton in rural Wayne County, Iowa. It was built in 1912 and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1986.[1] The building is a true round barn that measures 50 feet (15.2 m) around.[2] It features white vertical siding, an aerator, and a conical roof.[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-11-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Iowa Round Barn List". Dale Travis Barn List. Retrieved 2011-01-10.