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Brook Street Former Handloom Weaving Factory on Corner with Henry Street

A Category B Listed Building in Alva, Clackmannanshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.152 / 56°9'7"N

Longitude: -3.798 / 3°47'52"W

OS Eastings: 288405

OS Northings: 696929

OS Grid: NS884969

Mapcode National: GBR 1J.JJPZ

Mapcode Global: WH5Q6.MMNP

Entry Name: Brook Street Former Handloom Weaving Factory on Corner with Henry Street

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356248

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21034

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alva

County: Clackmannanshire

Town: Alva

Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire North

Traditional County: Clackmannanshire

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Description

Early to mid 19th century group comprising 2-bay, 2-storey
house at south, 8-bay lower 2-storey factory adjoining to
north. Tooled rubble with contrasting tooled squared rubble
dressings.
House: margined and corniced door at north, 1 window ground,
2 to 1st floor, 4-pane glazing, 1 gablet dormer, 2 windows
in south gable. Coped end stacks slate roof. Rear outshot.
Factory: wide entrance at north, 7 windows (some blocked) in
ground floor, 8 in 1st, (some top hinged 2-light opening);
glazing pattern 2 pairs of horizontal upper panes 3
parallel vertical lower panes. Slate roof,
1/2 piended to north, small north stack.

Statement of Interest

Now one of very few surviving hand loom factories in

Scotland.

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