Cowane's Hospital
49 St John Street, Stirling FK8 1ED Route Planner
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Formerly the town hall, this E-shaped building was founded by John Cowane (c 1570-1633) to offer refuge to destitute people. Built between 1633 and 1639, the premises include a refectory with a dormitory above. The benefactor, a Member of the Scottish Parliament, can be seen above the entrance.


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