Jo Draper, Photographs by David Bailey


Dorset’s Barns are one of its greatest glories. At their peak in the mid-nineteenth century there were probably over 3,000 of which more than 1,000 still stand. As well as adding to our enjoyment of the landscape, they form a visible record of an unrivalled architectural legacy. This pioneering book is long overdue – partly because their numbers continue to dwindle, but also because the changing character of farming has often obscured their original purpose.

144 pages
ISBN 978-1-904-34987-7

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