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Latitude: 55.7808 / 55°46'50"N
Longitude: -2.1191 / 2°7'8"W
OS Eastings: 392628
OS Northings: 654173
OS Grid: NT926541
Mapcode National: GBR F1NL.0K
Mapcode Global: WH9Y9.FY4Q
Plus Code: 9C7VQVJJ+89
Entry Name: Barn, Farmsteading, Clarabad
Listing Name: Clarabad Farm, Former Horse Mill and Barn
Listing Date: 15 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395018
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47681
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Probably early 19th century with later additions and alterations. Single storey, octagonal-plan former horse mill adjoining 2-storey, rectangular-plan barn to E. Predominantly tooled cream sandstone rubble; tooled dressings.
HORSE MILL: large, square-headed opening to S; barn to E. Grey slate roof INTERIOR: rubble walls; boarded timber partition to E enclosing later engine room with fixed (?) engine, workbench, tools in place. Open timber roof. Overlapping grey slates.
BARN, W (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2-leaf boarded loft door breaking eaves at centre; arched projection at ground; horse mill to outer left. S (FRONT) ELEVATION: gable end with single window centred at 1st floor. E (SIDE) ELEVATION: boarded timber door centred at ground; boarded opening aligned above; single windows flanking at ground. Later addition projecting to outer right. Part-ventilated windows to E. Grey slate roof; stone-coped skews. INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
Forms part of a small farm steading still associated with the nearby Clarabad farmhouse - see separate list entry. The horse mill is particularly notable for its open timber roof and engine room with machinery in place (1999) indicating the progress of the threshing process with agricultural improvement. Rutherfurd's notes a Mr Joseph Middlemas as farmer here in 1866.