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April 2019

A major conservation project to restore the Hospital to its former glory begins.

April 20192019-05-13T11:04:04+01:00

2012

The terrace, Dutch parterre and bowling green are added to the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes. The gardens are considered a

20122019-05-13T11:01:56+01:00

2000

The Hospital building begins to deteriorate.

20002019-05-13T11:00:57+01:00

1996

The bowling green ceases to be used. In recent years, the Hospital has been available for hosting local and national events, community

19962019-05-13T10:59:54+01:00

1965

Cowane’s Hospital including the lamp stands, terraces and boundary walls are granted Category A listed status. The Hospital is considered by Historic

19652019-05-13T10:59:19+01:00

1852

The architect Francis Mackison transforms the interior of the Hospital into a grand Guild Hall with a gothic ceiling, timber galleries and

18522019-05-13T10:58:31+01:00

1832

  The building is pressed into service as an isolation hospital during a cholera epidemic which killed around one-third of Stirling’s population.

18322019-06-12T10:55:37+01:00

1724

The strict Hospital rules discourage pensioners from taking up residency and the Trust starts to support pensioners in their own home. At

17242019-07-25T10:20:02+01:00

1712

Improvements to the gardens are ordered and Thomas Harlaw, gardener to the Earl of Mar, is appointed to draw up plans for

17122019-05-13T10:55:38+01:00

1650

The statue of John Cowane sculpted by Mylne and William Ayton is added to the niche in the building’s tower. The statue

16502019-07-25T10:15:04+01:00