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- Category: A
- Date Added: 04/11/1965
- Local Authority: Stirling
- Planning Authority: Stirling
- Burgh: Stirling
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NS 79380 93599
- Coordinates: 279380, 693599
17th century, extensively restored, 1959, with addition to Baker Street on falling ground. 3-storey with sunken ground floor and attic, 4-bay. Stuccoed with painted margins. Stair tower, swept dormers, projecting cills, crowstepped gables.
S (SPITTAL STREET) ELEVATION: conical-roofed round stairtower with ball finial, entrance in left face, small pointed arch windows to each landing. Small windows at ground in bays to left and right. Regular fenestration above.
N (BAKER STREET) ELEVATION: 4-storeys with attic, 3 bays. 2 windows at ground to centre with 2 windows above at 2nd and 3rd floors, triangular head dormers breaking eaves. Door at ground to left, 2 small windows at 1st floor, window at 2nd floor above. Bay to right circa 1959, gabled and advanced with crowsteps. 2 closely disposed large round-headed windows at ground, small windows at 1st, 2 windows at 2nd and 3rd, stone-mullioned tripartite in gablehead.
Statement of Special Interest
An important survivor of Stirling's historic past.
C McKean STIRLING AND THE TROSSACHS (RIAS 1994), pp32-3. RCAHMS INVENTORY No 246. J Harrison 'The Solving of the Mysteries of Spittals House', STIRLING OBSERVER 10th August 1988.
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