Nelson Round Barn

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Nelson Round Barn
Nelson Round Barn is located in Iowa
Nelson Round Barn
Nelson Round Barn is located in the US
Nelson Round Barn
Location County Road J46
Nearest city 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
Area less than one acre
Built 1912
MPS Iowa Round Barns: The Sixty Year Experiment TR
NRHP reference # 86003189[1]
Added to NRHP November 19, 1986

The Nelson Round Barn is a historic building located near Allerton in rural Wayne County, Iowa, United States. It was built in 1912, and it was originally used as a dairy barn.[2] The building is a true round barn that measures 50 feet (15 m) in diameter.[3] It features white vertical siding, an aerator, and a conical roof. The barn has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Nelson Round Barn" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-11-15. 
  3. ^ Dale Travis. "Iowa Round Barn List". Round Barns & Covered Bridges. Retrieved 2011-01-10.