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'Crac' Barn, Mains Of Applecross Farm, Applecross

A Category B Listed Building in Applecross, Highland

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330750

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB463

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Applecross

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh

Parish: Applecross

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

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
west gable.

Statement of Interest

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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