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Estate Bridge, Muckle Burn, Dalvey House

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Latitude: 57.606 / 57°36'21"N

Longitude: -3.6668 / 3°40'0"W

OS Eastings: 300498

OS Northings: 858558

OS Grid: NJ004585

Mapcode National: GBR K89M.C1W

Mapcode Global: WH5H9.N23Z

Plus Code: 9C9RJ84M+C7

Entry Name: Estate Bridge, Muckle Burn, Dalvey House

Listing Name: Dalvey House, Bridge over the Muckle Burn

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333168

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2279

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Dyke And Moy

Traditional County: Morayshire

Tagged with: Bridge Road bridge Stone arch bridge

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Early 19th century with later 19th century alterations.

Late 19th century, probably W L Carruthers, architect,

Inverness. Single storey, SE facing pair cottages. Harled.

Slightly hump-back twin arched rubble bridge; tooled ashlar

segmental arch rings springing from tooled ashlar abutments;

Doorways in bays 2 and 5 under tall multi-pane glazed lights

rising through wallhead as weatherboarded segmental-headed

triangular cutwaters; 3 drainage vents each side and single

blind oculus in centre spandrels. Later 19th century

dormers. Flanking windows with multi-pane casements. Centre

coped ridge stack; piended stone slate roof; red pottery apex crenellated cope; crenellated end piers rising from circa

1830 plinths.


Deep lean-to loggias with piended slate roofs abut NE and SW

Approximate span; 30' each arch.

gables, each supported by sturdy wooden pilasters.

Projecting wing at rear.

Statement of Interest

1827 drawing of Dalvey House depicts similar bridge in

foreground; present bridge may be the early 19th century

original or a re-build after flood damage August 1829. By

1798 there was a 'stout wooden bridge' over the Muckle Burn

at Dalvey, carrying the former road to Forres from Dyke, now

the Dalvey House driveway.

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