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Latitude: 56.1533 / 56°9'11"N
Longitude: -3.7987 / 3°47'55"W
OS Eastings: 288367
OS Northings: 697081
OS Grid: NS883970
Mapcode National: GBR 1J.JBL6
Mapcode Global: WH5Q6.MLBN
Plus Code: 9C8R5632+8G
Entry Name: Johnstone Arms Hotel, 48 Stirling Street, Alva
Listing Name: 48 Stirling Street, Johnstone Arms Hotel
Listing Date: 22 March 1991
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356249
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21035
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire North
Traditional County: Clackmannanshire
18th century,remodelled circa 1840,with later additions of several dates at rear.2-storey and attic hotel of 3 broadly spaced bays,set back from the main road.whitewashed coursed rough ashlar front with contrasting chamfered margins,base course.harled gables.plate glass sash and case windows.grey slates,ashlar skews with console bracketted,coped skewputts,coped end stacks.
front (N) elevation:central ashlar tripartite doorpiece with cornice and blocking course,panelled 2-leaf outer door with 3-pane rectangular fanlight.window to right,unfortunate modern boarded timber addition at left.3 windows at 1st floor,with painted timber signs between.single early 19th century piended,canted attic dormer at right with original glazing. interior:stair and some plasterwork at 1st floor remain. rear:additions forming solid mass of building;2-storey early 19th century gabled SW wing to brook street,4 original windows with one small window between 1st and 2nd at ground floor,at 1st floor,upper floor of southern 2 bays later,blind;later 19th century piended wing at centre,further late 19th/early 20th century piended block at SE,higher and incorporatin large timber panelled function room at 1st floor,interior with grained vertical and diagonal boarding with fluted pilasters,fire surrounds with pulvinated friezes,broken pedimented doorcases and open timber roof with tiebars and skylights.other lean-to additions,forming service court.
possibly built as a coaching inn.
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