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Alloa Tower

A Category A Listed Building in Alloa, Clackmannanshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1125 / 56°6'44"N

Longitude: -3.7883 / 3°47'17"W

OS Eastings: 288893

OS Northings: 692518

OS Grid: NS888925

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.LT1Y

Mapcode Global: WH5QD.SM7H

Entry Name: Alloa Tower

Listing Date: 9 June 1960

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356171

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20959

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alloa

County: Clackmannanshire

Town: Alloa

Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire South

Traditional County: Clackmannanshire

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Description

15th century, altered 16th, 17th and late 18th century.
4-storey and attic, coursed rubble 62'6" x 39'6", 68' to
parapet walk; stepped and crenellated parapet with
corbelled rounds at angles and at centre of N wall.
Doorpiece arched with Ionic de l'Orme French order, 19th
century, perhaps reproducing an earlier doorway (bases
perhaps 17th century); existed in present form at least by
1861.

Statement of Interest

Alloa House (George Angus 1834-8, John

Melvin 1868) which replaced it has since been demolished. The

stables remain quadrangle with tower at centre north front

over pend; mid 19th century, severely plain.

De-Scheduled.

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