at the Bield at Blackruthven
Barn Gallery Technical Details
A tradition stone Barn with pitched slated roof. The room is open to roof with steel tie bars & roof timbers visible and small skylights.
A new solid floor with underfloor heating has been fitted.
No fixings are allowed to floor which is painted grey and is level with the outside.
Access is via a Roller Shutter Door (width 3m x height 3m), with one outside door and one internal door. Old openings have been filled in with recessed concrete block.
The space is divided into 2 areas, open to each other, separated by an open trough.
The smaller area has a new roof with modern skylights and a 'Bull Pen' area. There is a large concrete block wall for video projection.
The larger space can be divided / dissected by hanging screens from the tie bars. The Larger Space has walls on 3 sides and a trough on the open side which is open to the smaller space on this side.
Area: length width Height Rail Height
Larger Space 23 m 11 m 3.8 m 2.4m
Smaller Space 15 m 10 m 6.0 m 2.4m
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There is a Gallery Rail at 2.4m height totaling 63m in length
In the larger space there is also a slightly recessed 3m x 3m concrete block wall with rail at height of 3m.
An aluminum, heavy duty, white, J-Rail Gallery Hanging System is fitted with the following attachments:
Cylinder Anchor + 2mm, 1.5m long, steel cable [No: 50]
Cylinder Hook 7kg / 15lbs [No: 8]
Self-locking Hook 10kg / 22lbs [No: 54]
Captain Hook 30kg / 66lbs [No: 8]
The J-Rail can take steel rod hangers for heaviest pictures [not supplied]. it is suitable for normal Picture Hooks and Nylon Cord for smaller images
Hessian dividers can be used for hanging as well
Lighting is by a mixture of Low Bay Fluorescent Floodlights and 150W Halogen Spotlights that rotate in three dimensions.
Larger Space: Fluorescent Floods - 5 zones; 2 per zone
Halogen Spots - 3 zones; 3-4 per zone
Smaller Space: Fluorescent Floods -1 zone; 4 floods
Halogen Spots - 1 zone; 4 spots