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Arnsbrae House Including Terrace

A Category B Listed Building in Alloa, Clackmannanshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1251 / 56°7'30"N

Longitude: -3.8212 / 3°49'16"W

OS Eastings: 286884

OS Northings: 693983

OS Grid: NS868939

Mapcode National: GBR 1H.L5HV

Mapcode Global: WH5QD.89MR

Entry Name: Arnsbrae House Including Terrace

Listing Date: 1 July 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332766

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1967

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alloa

County: Clackmannanshire

Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire South

Traditional County: Clackmannanshire

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Description

Alfred Waterhouse RA 1885. Service court added Paul Waterhouse

1890 (east side only remains, remainder demolished 1963)

entrance front deepened in plan to provide additional

accommodation but reproducing original design and reusing

original materials, Paul Waterhouse 1919 Gothic, asymmetrical

simple distinctive detail, red snecked rubble slated. 2

storey and attic. Entrance on SE side, Gothic arched

doorpiece, SW ront wide 3 window gable loggia of 2 semi

elliptical arches on octagonal shaft, champered drawing room

bay corbelled to square at 1st floor, 2 stone dormers of 1

and 2 light, facade generally is treated in very shallow

relief. Unusual glazing with margin of narrow panels NW gable

has canted bay with very high roof. Interior original

throughout with one fine marble chimneypiece circa 1800

brought hither from Mount Melville. Central hall staircase

through two storeys of interesting plan ground floor has nich

tudor type pannelling, corner chimneypiece rich frieze. Other

interiors relatively plain (several chimneypieces have

excellent contemporary tiles) except for drawing room, early Reinaessance, slightly French treatment with semi-elliptical

arches at bay windowed section.

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