Corncribs

Structures for storing corn, usually with slotted boards for ventilation, slanted walls for weather protection, and set on stilts to deter rodents. For similar structures made of small-diameter, rough-hewn logs and used variously for food or equipment storage or animal shelter, use "crib barns.".

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2451
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corncribs
corncrib
corn cribs
corn houses
crib, corn
cribs, corn
houses, corn
maïsbakken Dutch
maïsbak Dutch
maïsopslagbak Dutch
maïsopslagbakken Dutch
hórreos Spanish
hórreo Spanish

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Structures for storing corn, usually with slotted boards for ventilation, slanted walls for weather protection, and set on stilts to deter rodents. For similar structures made of small-diameter, rough-hewn logs and used variously for food or equipment storage or animal shelter, use "crib barns."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005020. The J. Paul Getty Trust.