Crib Barns

Generally very small barns comprised of one or more cribs or pens, constructed of small-diameter, rough-hewn logs serving various functions, such as food or equipment storage or animal shelter. For similar small wooden structures exclusively for storing corn, use "corncribs.".

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17924
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crib barns
crib barn
barns, crib

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Generally very small barns comprised of one or more cribs or pens, constructed of small-diameter, rough-hewn logs serving various functions, such as food or equipment storage or animal shelter. For similar small wooden structures exclusively for storing corn, use "corncribs."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300122124. The J. Paul Getty Trust.