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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356171
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20959
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire South
Traditional County: Clackmannanshire
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
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.
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