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10 Bedford Place, Alloa

A Category C Listed Building in Alloa, Clackmannanshire

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Latitude: 56.1133 / 56°6'48"N

Longitude: -3.7964 / 3°47'47"W

OS Eastings: 288392

OS Northings: 692630

OS Grid: NS883926

Mapcode National: GBR 1J.LYXQ

Mapcode Global: WH5QD.NLDS

Plus Code: 9C8R4673+8C

Entry Name: 10 Bedford Place, Alloa

Listing Name: Former St Mungo's Parish Hall, 10 Bedford Place, (1-8) St Mungo's Wynd Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 7 May 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397489

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49851

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alloa

County: Clackmannanshire

Town: Alloa

Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire South

Traditional County: Clackmannanshire

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William Kerr and John Gray of John Melvin and son, 1926. 2-storey 7-bay rectangular-plan former parish hall (now residential). Harled with ashlar sandstone doorway, window surrounds and margins. Prominent slated ventilator spire. Squared snecked rubble base course. Large modern extension to rear.

N ELEVATION: 2-leaf timber-panelled door in slightly advanced ashlar sandstone central doorway; channeled quoins and carved burning bush motif above door.

Shouldered moulded architrave. Bracketed stone balcony with diamond-pattern railings to full-length window on first floor. Date stone at eaves (1926).

E and W ELEVATIONS: 2 bays to main block; one upper window blocked up. Rear extension 2-bays deep with modern open stairs to first floor entrance

S ELEVATION: Symmetrical fenestration, but varying in size. Central door with round-arched fanlight. Full-length window above.

24-pane wide-astragalled sash and case windows to ground floor; 16-pane to first floor. Some modern glazing to side elevations. Swept piended slate roof with overhanging eaves and exposed rafters.

Low stone boundary walls with undecorated cast iron railings; square-plan gate piers with obelisk capstones.

Statement of Interest

St. Mungo's Parish Hall is a good example of the quality of work by this well-known provincial practice and is an important part of the streetscape at Bedford Place. Although the building has recently been converted and extended for residential use, this has not had a significant detrimental effect on the building's character and the front elevation is intact, including the fine doorpiece. It has been suggested (Swan, 1992) that this may be part of a series of buildings designed by John Gray in Kerr's office.

Conversion to housing and extension by MBM architects, 1997.

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