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I've inspected thousands of barns with a few hundred having been converted to a new use. This is the most unique barn I've seen.

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It was built in 1899 on a wealthy industrialist/bankers estate, who's home became a Governor's mansion. The barn housed sheep, dairy cows and prize bulls. It is now a residence, with the exterior retaining most of it's original details. The top levels of the two five-storey towers originally held water tanks.

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That was a barn? Sheep, cows and bulls lived there? Wow! Any photos of the mansion?

The main house is from an earlier time and style.

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The architect that designed the barn, Raleigh Gildersleeve, also designed another building that I'm intimately familiar with:

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