Hamilton Round Barn

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Hamilton Round Barn
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Hamilton Round Barn is located in West Virginia
Hamilton Round Barn
Hamilton Round Barn is located in the US
Hamilton Round Barn
Location County Route 11, near Mannington, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°30′59.04″N 80°20′15.72″W / 39.5164000°N 80.3377000°W / 39.5164000; -80.3377000Coordinates: 39°30′59.04″N 80°20′15.72″W / 39.5164000°N 80.3377000°W / 39.5164000; -80.3377000
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1911
Built by Hamilton, A.A.
Architectural style Round Barn
MPS Round and Polygonal Barns of West Virginia TR
NRHP Reference # 85001548[1]
Added to NRHP July 9, 1985

Hamilton Round Barn is a historic round barn located near Mannington, Marion County, West Virginia. It was built in 1911, and is circular in shape, measuring 66 feet in diameter and 75 feet high at the center. It features a gambrel roof topped by a six-sided cupola. The barn has horizontal clapboard siding of poplar, painted white, and a slate roof. In 1985, it was one of only five round and polygonal barns standing in West Virginia. The barn was purchased by the West Augusta Historical Society in 1983, and is operated as a museum.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ unknown (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Hamilton Round Barn" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 

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