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  • Gail Porter to star in TV series ‘Spooked Scotland’ featuring the Cowane’s Hospital Building, Stirling

    Gail Porter to star in TV series ‘Spooked Scotland’ featuring the Cowane’s Hospital Building, Stirling

    Renowned American medium Chris Fleming has teamed up with Gail Porter for the new show, airing on Discovery Plus from Friday 27th May. Cowane’s Hospital Building will feature in episode 3 – ‘Stirling Old Town Jail’ in which Trust staff member, Nicola Cowie, is interviewed as part of the programme. Read More…

  • A-listed Stirling building to become a visitor attraction under heritage scheme

    A-listed Stirling building to become a visitor attraction under heritage scheme

    STIRLING OBSERVER. By Alastair McNeill – 23 March 2021 A prominent but overlooked Top of the Town historic building is set for a new lease of life with plans to turn it into a visitor attraction.  A-listed John Cowane’s House in St Mary’s Wynd – once home to the city merchant and benefactor who built […] Read More…

  • New café operator arrives at Cowane’s

    New café operator arrives at Cowane’s

    Cowane’s Hospital has a new café operator. The 17th century A-listed hospital building will welcome visitors after major renovation and restoration works. Visitors will be able to enjoy hot and cold drinks, as well as sandwiches, hot food, snacks and other food items in the grand main hall under the watchful eye of John Cowane featured in the stunning and colourful stained glass window that overlooks the dining area. Read More…

  • Funding secured to restore Cowane’s Hospital

    Funding secured to restore Cowane’s Hospital

    The Patrons of Cowane’s Hospital Trust have gained more than £300,000 to help repair the landmark Stirling building The money has been awarded as part of the heritage body’s Historic Environment Repair Grant programme, which supports repairs to buildings or ancient monuments which are of special architectural, historic or archaeological significance across Scotland. Read More…