Project Info

Sunset Hill Barn

This is a barn built circa 1890. It is on Appleton farms in Ipswich MA,and we were hired to restore it. We determined that the insect damage was so extensive that a rebuild was necessary. We recycled all the material that we were able. The new timbers came from trees on site. We built a new timber frame to mimic the original and we restored the original doors. We put on new cedar siding and roofing.

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Worse than it looked
Ready for new life
New timber frame out of hemlock cut on site
ridgid floor system to support heavy loads
Complete with restored barn doors
Bank Barn Upper floor
A Bat in The Belfry

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