Basic Site Details

Name: Moy House
Town, district or village: Forres
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Dyke & Moy
Status: A Listed
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Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 517611762ReconstructionRebuilt or remodelled the house
Item 2 of 517631765Alterations and additionsInternal alterations. Or construction?
Item 3 of 519 August 1870  Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 5After 1902Before 1927 Alterations and reconstruction
Item 5 of 51995 Destruction/demolitionBuilding gutted by fire.

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6Collen WilliamsonMasonG17611762Rebuilt or remodelled the house
Item 2 of 6John AdamArchitectB17631765Internal alterations. 'Buildings of Scotland' attributes the design of the house to John Adam.
Item 3 of 6Alexander RossArchitect 1870 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 6James Brown NicolArchitectAAfter 1902Before 1927Alterations and reconstruction
Item 5 of 6Kelly & NicolArchitectural practiceAAfter 1902Before 1927Alterations and reconstruction
Item 6 of 6William KellyArchitectAAfter 1902Before 1927Alterations and reconstruction

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Grant, JamesClient for 1763-5 work by John Adam. 'Buildings of Scotland' gives the client as Sir Ludovic Grant of Grant.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Macaulay, James1987The Classical Country House in Scotland, 1660-1800 London: Faber and Faber Ltdpp132-4
Item 3 of 3Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp443, 708-9

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Inverness Advertiser19 August 1870   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2275 
Item 2 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 248/49/3/11 & 16, 248/178/2 
Item 3 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 38229, 9060
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Brown Nicol: F no 2514 (box 7)