The House from an early 20th century postcard
Garden & Outbuildings: William Stirling's early 19th century Category B Stableblock is all that remains today of Alva House.
Architect: Robert AdamDate: 1790-91
Architect: Robert AdamDate: 1789
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
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