Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm

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Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm
Ramsay-Fox Round Barn.jpg
Ramsay–Fox Round Barn, November 2013
Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm is located in Indiana
Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm
Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm is located in the United States
Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm
Location18889 9th Rd., west of Plymouth, West Township, Marshall County, Indiana
Coordinates41°20′45″N 86°25′20″W / 41.34583°N 86.42222°W / 41.34583; -86.42222Coordinates: 41°20′45″N 86°25′20″W / 41.34583°N 86.42222°W / 41.34583; -86.42222
Area3.8 acres (1.5 ha)
Builtc. 1900 (1900), c. 1911, c. 1920
Built byRamsay, George W.
Architectural styleRound Barn
MPSRound and Polygonal Barns of Indiana[2]
NRHP reference No.12000187[1]
Added to NRHPApril 10, 2012

Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm is a historic round barn and farm in West Township, Marshall County, Indiana. The farmstead was established about 1900. The round barn was built about 1911 and is a true-circular barn, with a 60-foot (18 m) diameter. It has a two-pitch gambrel roof topped by a cupola and consists of a main level and basement. Also contributing are the farm site, farmhouse (c. 1900), milk house (c. 1900), windmill (c. 1920), and privy (c. 1900).[3]:3–4

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 4/09/12 through 4/13/12. National Park Service. 2012-04-20.
  2. ^ Jerry McMahan (October 18, 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation: Round and Polygonal Barns of Indiana". National Park Service.
  3. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-05-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Note: This includes Kurt West Garner (September 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ramsay–Fox Round Barn and Farm" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) and Accompanying photographs.