Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Dyke And Moy
NJ 1663 60167
301663, 860167


Possibly Colin Williamson of Dyke, circa 1780. Symmetrical S

facing stable and carriage-house range. Pinned ashlar

frontage, rubble return and rear elevations, polished ashlar


2-storey, 9-bay S front with wide slightly advanced and

pedimented outer bay each with large round-headed carriage

house entrance. Similar centre entrance to inner court

flanked by former 3-bay stables. Regular loft windows.

Centre octagonal single stage clock tower with moulded clock

face in S front and louvred (some boarded up) openings in

alternate faces; moulded eaves cornice exaggerated bellcast

octagonal piended slate roof with apex weathervane.

Flanking and apex ball finials formerly decorated outer

pediments (bases survive, some ball finials lie beside


Piended slate roofs.

Statement of Special Interest

Moy House remodelled for Sir Ludovic Grant of Grant by John

Adam 1762-3. A plan of Moy House with extensive stable wings

was drawn by Colin Williamson (Mason in Dyke) circa 1762.

If these stables were constructed they were replaced by the

present range, sited a little further from the mansion, after

1776 for the present stable/carriage house range does not

appear on 'Map of Lands of Moy of 1776'.

Colin Williamson known to have been working on Dyke Church in

1781; he emigrated to America soon after.

South facing range fronting hollow square only included in

listing; rear U-plan complex excluded.



Scottish Record Office RHP 9060. Moray District Record

Office, DGS P1.

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