Basic Site Details

Name: Moat Brae
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Further information courtesy of Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust (2011).

Greek Revival villa, closely related to 61 Irish Street.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Villa  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1101, George Street Previously listed as 61 George Street but now 101.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21823 Build/constructionColvin gives date as 1832.
Item 2 of 21832 Plans drawn upNewall made measurements of the garden boundary.


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 2Walter Newall A1823  
Item 2 of 2Walter Newall B1832 Newall known to have made measurements of the garden boundary.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 9Blackwood, William1830Cases decided in the House of Lords on Appeal from the Courts in ScotlandIVEdinburgh 
Item 2 of 9Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University Press 
Item 3 of 9Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 9Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p277
Item 5 of 9Jackson, Stephen and Stewart, Marion2002Walter Newall of DumfriesXIVJournal of the Furniture History Society 
Item 6 of 9Loudon, John Claudius1846Encyclopedia of Cottage, Villa and Farm architecture   
Item 7 of 9MacKechnie, Aonghus1987Walter Newall, architect in Dumfries Welcome Friends Magazine  
Item 8 of 9MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 
Item 9 of 9Urquhart, James 1974In the Peter Pan Garden   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dumfries Standard and AdvertiserDecember 2009  Francis Ryan, 'The Man Who Created Moat Brae House in Dumfries'

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall CollectionDAC GGD 131/N16Walter Newall drawings
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26263