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- Date Added
- Local Authority
- North Ayrshire
- Planning Authority
- North Ayrshire
- NR 93680 50306
- 193680, 650306
Mid 19th century. Single storey and attic, rectangular-plan barking house. Grey and red rubble, slate roof. Doors and windows missing.
W ELEVATION: forestair to door at centre with piend-roofed dormerhead breaking through eaves, door to left.
S GABLE: blank.
E ELEVATION: door to right; rooflight.
N GABLE: window to attic at right.
INTERIOR: remains of cobbled ground floor with truncated iron pump shaft, 1st floor removed, boarded coomb ceiling intact at N end.
Statement of Special Interest
The building was used by herring fishers for treatment to their nets. Nets were immersed in a tannin-rich bark extract, 'cutch', obtained from India, which strengthened them and increased their density and weight. The building is in a dilapidated condition (1993). Remains of a further barking house at Catacol contain boilers.
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