Benson Barn

34 X 48 feet | 1880s | Benson, Vermont

This large barn is in good condition and, coming from Vermont’s “slate belt,” boasts a unique purple slate roof that is of the best quality of all the different available slate from our region.

 

Details: 

  • 1500+ square feet (with additional 750 potential for loft)​

  • Roof and wall boards in good condition

  • Potential for loft

  • Long timbers are hand hewn, sawn posts

  • Restored frame, erected on your foundation with roof boards applied and wall boards provided

Possibilities:

This frame would make a beautiful barn home, or restored barn and could also be used as a wonderful gallery or studio.

 

Read more about this frame on our blog:

Drawings and dimensions

Drawings and dimensions

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Benson Barn

Benson Barn

Exterior view - original purple slate visible repairs noticeable from lighter slate color

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

Gable wall is 32 feet wide - roof pitch is 10-12

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

In this photo, you can see a gable bent of the frame being flown during the careful disassembly.

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

We caught an incredible sunset as we disassembled this noble frame.

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

In this photo, the bents were ready to lifted down with a crane.

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

The roof boards on the Benson frame have beautiful color, and many are very wide.

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

This beautiful intersection is in the queen system, which supports the rafters at mid-span.

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

The barn has incredible 48 foot beams! This hand hewn timber supports the rafters.

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

Expansive roof gives cathedral effect - nice roof boards

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

Interior color is honey brown - nice vertical wall boards

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

Partial loft floor joists noticeable - potential for 750 sq ft loft

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

The interior of the barn is tall, spacious, and gracious

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

This photo shows the "queen system," which supports the weight of the roof at midspan of the rafters

Benson Barn

Benson Barn

The beams and boards have beautiful color

GREEN MOUNTAIN TIMBER FRAMES

Tel: 802.774.8972

luke@GreenMountainTimberFrames.com

19 North Street
Middletown Springs, VT 05757

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Drawings and dimensions

For more drawings click on the image and then 'Go to link'

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