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Latitude: 57.4322 / 57°25'55"N
Longitude: -5.8113 / 5°48'40"W
OS Eastings: 171322
OS Northings: 844400
OS Grid: NG713444
Mapcode National: GBR D912.DX9
Mapcode Global: WGZ87.PGW8
Plus Code: 9C9PC5JQ+VF
Entry Name: 'Crac' Barn, Mains Of Applecross Farm, Applecross
Listing Name: Applecross Mains "Crac" Barn
Listing Date: 31 August 1983
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330750
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB463
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh
Traditional County: Ross-shire
Earlier/mid 19th century, rectangular hay/threshing barn,
orientated east/west. Rubble, dressed rubble dressings. 4
segmental headed openings fill north and south elevations,
the 2nd bay from west having double winnowing doors;
remaining south elevation vents are louvred, and wattled at
rear (north). Wide segmental headed entrance in east gable
with double slatted doors; blacksmith's hinges to all gates.
Corrugated iron roof, piended at east gable.
Interior; flanking each vent, and mostly surviving, is a
series of 6 rung racks or frames, through which poles could
be slotted on which hay/corn could dry in the draft provided
by wattled/louvred openings. Small, gutted, stable wing to
A more sophisticated version of the "Top" barns, also on
Applecross Mains. Unusual survival of the internal drying
frames. Appears on 1875 1st edition OS.
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