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Moy Hall

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Moy Hall

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Moy Hall Estate

Canmore ID 14102

Site Number NH73NE 1

NGR NH 76855 35040

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Moy And Dalarossie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH73NE 1.00 76855 35040

NH73NE 1.01 76767 35475 Moy Mains

NH73NE 1.02 76823 35501 Moy Mains, Henhouse

NH73NE 1.03 76959 35318 2 Forestry Cottages

NH73NE 1.04 76740 35239 Gardener's Cottage

NH73NE 1.05 77080 35385 Kennels

NH73NE 1.06 77094 35361 Cottage next to Kennels

NH73NE 1.07 77103 35379 Game Larder

NH73NE 1.08 Cancelled: see NH73SE 31.

NH73NE 1.09 76956 35304 1 Forestry Cottages

NH73NE 1.10 76973 35327 3 Forestry Cottages

NH73NE 1.11 76977 35310 4 Forestry Cottages

See also:

NH73SE 30 NH 77591 34314 Monument (on island in Loch Moy).

NH73SE 31 NH 76490 34575 South Lodge

NH73SE 32 NH 76860 34885 Boathouse (Loch Moy)

NH73SE 33 NH 76699 34829 Monument

The first Moy Hall was built about 1700 at the N end of Loch Moy, replacing the house on the Isle of Moy (NH73SE 2) (Meldrum 1972). Its site is indicated by a stone a few yards from the approach road to the presnt building, erected in 1803 (ISSFC 1888).

ISSFC 1888; E A Meldrum 1972.

An uninscribed stone, said to mark the site of the former Moy Hall, is at NH 7681 3509 (Information from The Mackintosh of Mackintosh, Moy Hall)

Visited by OS (NKB) 21 April 1970.

A newly-erected building stands on the site of this stone.

Visited by OS 9 September 1972.

Architecture Notes

Demolished c.1958


Alexander Ross, 1872 - Addition

W.L. Carruthers (& Alexander) c1895 - additions

REFERENCE: Scottish Record Office

New Gates at Gate Lodge at Moy Hall.

Estimate from William Smith, Ness Iron Works, Inverness.

It amounts to ?98.10.0.

1870 GD 128/12/1

Proposed building of Moy Hall Lodge.

Note for tenders for Mason, Carpenter, Plaster, Plumber and Slater work.

1868 GD 128/12/2

Proposed additions to Moy Hall.

Tenders for the work according to Plans and Specifications by John Rhind, Architect [d. 1889].

A Covering note indicates that the expense of Mason, Carpenter, Slater, Plumber, Smith and Glazier work will amount to ?7.460.

1872 GD 128/12/1

Proposed additions to Moy Hall.

Estimate from Inverness Granite Marble and Stone Works.

It includes the execution of sculptor work on capitals and pilasters, granite columns and a Hall chimney piece.

The expense is stated as &460.8.0.

1872 GD 128/12/1

The large Entrance Gates at Moy Hall.

Receipted account for the 4 gates. It amounted to ?215.0.0.

1871 GD 128/12/1

Abstract of Accounts due to William Smith, Ness Iron Works, Inverness.

They include work for Moy Hall, Daviot and Kincraig.

Attested by John Rhind, Architect, Inverness.

1869 GD 128/12/1

Tenders required for Building. Advertisement seeking tenders for tradesmen for:

1. Additions to the Inn. 5. Dwelling House for Achnaderry.

2. Office for the Inn 6. New Offices for Achnaderry

3. Drill shed. 7. Cottage.

4. Post Office and store.

Plans and Specifications may be seen on application to John Rhind, Architect, Inverness.

1869 GD 128/12/2

Inventory of Plans Delivered by c Fraser MacKintosh to Mr Sinclair. The Plans listed are surveys except for:-

The Gate Lodge, Moy Hall

Old Plan of Moy Hall.

Kennels at Moy Hall.

1873 GD 128/11/2

Building Contracts.

Inventory of Miscellaneous Papers delivered to the MacKintosh by Mr Fraser MacKintosh.

It included a bundle of papers relating to Building Contracts by the MacKintosh since 1868 'mostly if not all finished'.

1873 GD 128/11/2

Payment for Mason Work in Lochaber.

Receipted account from John Campbell, Lochaber Mason Works for work carried out 1869-1870.

It includes payments for Drill Hall, Fishwatcher's Cottage, Creunachan Bridge and Roy Bridge Inn and amounts to ?724.0.6.

1871 GD 128/12/1

Letter concerning building and alterations at Moy.

William Laidlawy factor to J.A. MacKenzie Stewart M.P.

1835 GD 46/1/391


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