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DALLAS DHU DISTILLERYLB8689

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 25/04/1989

Location

  • Local Authority: Moray
  • Planning Authority: Moray
  • Parish: Forres

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NJ 3611 56672
  • Coordinates: 303611, 856672

Description

1899. Distillery complex including office block, mash house, still house, kiln, malt barn. Harl pointed rubble, tooled ashlar dressings, some brick, some whitewashed exterior walling.

Kiln with ogee slated roof and pagoda lovered apex vent. Tall red brick chimney, square on plan, with contrasting yellow brick quoins. Long 2-storey malt-barn with symmetrical 12-bay S elevation.

BONDED WAREHOUSES: range of 5 bonded warehouses with continuous gable ends; mainly single storey, but E block of 2-storeys.

DISTILLERY WORKER'S COTTAGES: 1899. 2 pairs 2-storey, 2-bay E facing houses. Brick walling at ground floor and dummy timber framing at 1st floor. Entrances in outer bays, Nos1 and 4 with gabled waether boarded porches; large segmental-headed ground floor front windows; large centre 2-window gabled dormers; varied glazing. Centre brick ridge stacks; jerkin-headed slate roofs with red pottery ridges.

Rear and gable end single storey additions.

Statement of Special Interest

Dallas Dhu Distillery is a Guardianship Monument in Care. It is

notable for survival of traditional whisky distilling

fittings and machinery.

2 houses (including manager's house) to N of Manachy Burn

not included in listing.

Scheduled Monument 24 January 2000.

References

Bibliography

John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND ii

(1977), p. 233.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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