Gambrel Barn Designs

Here you will find several gambrel barn designs. The gambrel roof became popular on barns after the American Civil war. The Gambrel barn allowed farmers to increase the size of their loft space without making the barn any bigger.

The term gambrel refers to a broken hook shape, or the shape of the hind leg of a horse, the knee joint is sometimes called the gambrel joint.


As you can see our many options allow you to show your own unique style. These are a far cry from your ordinary cookie cutter pole barn designs.

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