Basic Site Details

Name: Granton House
Town, district or village: Moffat
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1840 Build/construction 


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 1Walter Newall Ac. 1840 Incorporates previous house. Greek revival country house composed about a central tower in the manner of Smirk's Kinmount and William Burn's Craigielands (1817) (discussed by D Walker (1984)). See also entrance compared to that of Newall's Dumfries Observatory.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Jardine, ThomasProbably the client (Colvin)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 
Item 2 of 2Walker, David1984Scottish Pioneers of the Greek Revival   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall CollectionGGD 131/N2/15-33