Thornton Adobe Barn
|Location||1 mile (1.6 km) east and 1.25 miles (2.01 km) north of Isabel, Kansas|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Built by||Thornton, James Edward|
|Architectural style||Gambrel roofed adobe barn|
|NRHP reference #||03001258|
|Added to NRHP||December 10, 2003|
The Thornton Adobe Barn near Isabel, Kansas was built in 1942. It is a Gambrel roofed adobe dairy barn. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.
Isabel is a city in Barber County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 90.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
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