Barn Record Ridgefield

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Building Name (Common)
Farmingville School Maintenance Facility
Building Name (Historic)
Starr Estate/Ontaroga Farm Dairy Barn
Address
324 Farmingville Road, Ridgefield
Typology
Overview

Designations

Historic Significance

n/a

Field Notes

Adjacent to Farmingville Elementary Barn built by Louis Morris Starr, for Ontaroga Farm dairy; later used by Walnut Grove Dairy until 1950. Now maintenance facility for adjacent Farmingville Elementary School. To south of barn, a horse shed and corn crib (see aerial view). Another dairy barn to south has been converted to a residence, under separate ownership. See Jones, p. 259-264.

Use & Accessibility

Use (Historic)

Use (Present)


Exterior Visible from Public Road?

Yes

Demolished

No

Location Integrity

Unknown

Environment

Related features

Environment features

Relationship to surroundings

n/a

Typology & Materials

Building Typology

Materials


Structural System

Roof materials


Roof type


Approximate Dimensions

40' x 100'

Source

Date Compiled

05/25/2011

Compiled By

Jason Ledy - CH

Sources

Jones, Keith Marshall III, The Farms of Farmingville, Connecticut Colonel Publishing, Ridgefield, 2001.

Ridgefield Preservation Trust, Historic Architectural Resources Survey, Ridgefield Connecticut, 1979.

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