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Latitude: 56.0158 / 56°0'56"N
Longitude: -3.7068 / 3°42'24"W
OS Eastings: 293697
OS Northings: 681637
OS Grid: NS936816
Mapcode National: GBR 1N.STG4
Mapcode Global: WH5R1.1240
Entry Name: Bo'ness Road, Avon Hall and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 13 July 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378249
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34042
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Grangemouth
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
J M McLaren, architect. 1877-78, substantial, asymmetrical
Baronial house. 2 storeys and attic. Bull-nosed rubble with
tooled dressings, deep battered plinth. Entrance in drum
tower which rises to 2nd floor topped with boldly corbelled
balustrade, boldly projecting semi-octagonal bay to left
with decorative detailing and facetted roof with weather
vane. Large wallhead stack at left. Low single-storey and
attic wing to E, W-facing facade twin gabled with 2-storey
canted window in S. bay, etched glass in windows. Windows
either transomed or cross design. Slate roofs, tall stacks
with curved angles and cornices.
gatepiers, square plan with oval panels; raised on plinths,
Built for John Fairley. Illustrated in THE BRITISH ARCHITECT
1877. This house and Avondhu were the first independent
designs by McLaren.
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