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Scotland

Alva House (Alva Castle)

  • Garden & Outbuildings: William Stirling's early 19th century Category B Stableblock is all that remains today of Alva House.

  • Architect: William Stirling

    Date: 1805-09
    Designed: Stables for James Johnstone

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    Architect: Robert Adam

    Date: 1790-91
    Designed: Johnstone family mausoleum in Alva Churchyard for John Johnstone

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    Architect: Robert Adam

    Date: 1789
    Designed: Refronted House, together with his brother, James.

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    Architect: James Adam

    Date: 1789
    Designed: Refronted House, together with his brother, Robert.

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 234, 1852.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pgs. 55, 987
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: James Johnstone, early 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No