Grimes Octagon Barn

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Grimes Octagon Barn
1880 Grimes Octagon Barn.jpg
Grimes Octagon Barn is located in Iowa
Grimes Octagon Barn
Grimes Octagon Barn is located in the US
Grimes Octagon Barn
Location Off Iowa Highway 56
West Union, Iowa
Coordinates 42°56′10″N 91°45′1″W / 42.93611°N 91.75028°W / 42.93611; -91.75028Coordinates: 42°56′10″N 91°45′1″W / 42.93611°N 91.75028°W / 42.93611; -91.75028
Built 1880
Architect Joe Butler
MPS Iowa Round Barns: The Sixty Year Experiment TR
NRHP Reference # 86001428 [1]
Added to NRHP June 30, 1986

The Grimes Octagon Barn is an historical structure located near West Union in rural Fayette County, Iowa. It was built in 1880 and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1986.[1] The building is an octagon that measures 65 feet (19.8 m) around.[2] It features red metal siding and a sectional, conical roof.[2]

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  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 2011-01-07. 

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