MHG17569 - Cruck barn - Fernaig
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Type and Period (1)
- CRUCK BARN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD)
Cruck framed barn at Fernaig Farm, Achmore. <1>
The barn was listed at Category B in 1982.
Fernaig, near Achmore Fernaig House, approached by a soaring beech hedge, has a notable barn, 18th/early 19th century, whose ramshackle exterior belies the splendour within. A rare survival, with six pairs of solid cruck blades. <2>
A condition survey of the building, with proposals for repairs and conservation, was produced by Addison Conservation & Design in 2016. <3>
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Stell, G. 1981. Crucks in Scotland: a provisional list. SHG23456. 82-6. p.84.
- <2> Text/Publication/Volume: Miers, M.. 2008. The Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide. Paperback.
- <3> Text/Report: Addison Conservation & Design. 2016. Fernaig Barn, Achmore: report on proposals to refurbish metal cladding, stabilise the walls and preserve the cruck frames. Addison Conservation & Design. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8465 3375 (8m by 24m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB6995 (View online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/86678 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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