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cruck

(krʌk)
n
(Building) one of a pair of curved wooden timbers supporting the end of the roof in certain types of building
[C19: variant of crook (n)]
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Delightful sight The Great Tits have made a welcome return to the Cruck Cottage water pump after the fire
"This whole idea of white nationalism and white supremacy is a cruck. Why are we talking about this so much?
<B The oldest house in Wales, Hafod y Garreg in Powys and, below, the wooden cruck that dated it to summer, 1402 Crown copyright: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
The oldest house in Wales, Hafod y Garreg in Powys and, left, the wooden cruck that dated it to summer, 1402 PICTURES: CROWN COPYRIGHT: ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS OF WALES
Include Victorian furniture and pottery, box-beds, coal-lit fireplaces, lamp-illuminated rooms, narrow staircases and rooms supported by cruck wooden beams and it was easy to imagine we had dropped in on a typical weavers' soiree during Dickensian times that memorable evening in the historic cottage now owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
The hall is of a cruck-framed design, using a bent oak tree split in half lengthways to form what is known as a pair of cruck blades.
Continuing ahead to Grimwith High Laithe, we pause to view this fine building with its steep pitched roof, heather thatch and cruck construction and then keep to the lower pathway, with a sign indicating two thirds of a mile to the car park.
The barn is also one of only a handful of timber-framed 'cruck' buildings north of the Tees - a construction dating from early medieval times ing from early medieval times in which naturally curved, rough-hewn wood is at the heart of the building.
It is one of the best examples of early 'cruck' timber frame construction and you can be assured of a very warm welcome.
REFURBISHED to a very high standard, this converted 19th century detached Cruck barn in Coombe Fields Road, Ansty, provides spacious family accommodation.
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Dating showed the original cruck building was converted to a two-storeyed "Snowdonia" type house around the time he went to university.