The collection of outbuildings, some older than the house, is exceptional. One barnlike wood and brick structure behind the house served as a combination dairy, storehouse, smokehouse, and workshop; the brick room at the end of the structure may have been a slave quarter. The brick bank barn (said to be 1830–1835) retains its complex roof framing, in which diagonal struts brace canted queen posts that support the purlins. A rare, highly specialized type of agricultural building is the wooden threshing barn (of the same date as the bank barn), a long, narrow structure.
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