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Barker Farmhouse

Barker Farmhouse, 1785 Barker Road, Henderson, North Carolina (Lat 36.378472, Long -78.502816)

(a) Primary Phase, Felling Date: Undated

(b) Secondary phase Felling Date: Winter 1773/4

(c) Off-cut of oak siding Felling Date: Undated

(a) Collars (0/2); Posts (0/3); Rafters (0/5); Floor joists (0/2). (b) Rafter (0/1); Bottom plates (3/3) 1773 (C). (c) Oak siding (0/1). Site Master 1627-1773 BFHx2 (t = 7.37 VA2011; 5.92 MTP; 5.66 PIEDMO).

The Barker Farmhouse is a two-story frame building consisting of a 20'x16' primary phase and a 16' x 12' addition to the south. Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the secondary building phase took place in the winter of 1773/4 or shortly thereafter.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2011 The Tree-Ring Dating of Barker Farmhouse, Henderson, North Carolina, unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2012/07.




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