Doors Open Day Stirling 2019
Stirling City Heritage Trust are celebrating this Doors Open Day 2019 with two walking tours exploring people and places significant to Stirling’s Built Heritage. Uncover the history King Street, the 19th Century jewel in Stirling’s commercial crown and the man who built Stirling – John Allan.
Doors Open Day Stirling 2019 Events
Stirling City Heritage Trust Walking Tour – King Street ‘A Place of Quality’
Tuesday 10th September, 6.00 – 7.00pm
Meeting point outside entrance to Stirling Arcade on 38 King Street, Stirling FK8 1AY
This walking tour celebrates the architectural heritage of King Street. Originally the royal burgh’s ‘High Gait’ the street was transformed in the nineteenth century to be the jewel in Stirling’s commercial crown
with banks, large commercial retailers and well-known hotels. This walk in King Street will provide an insight into the architectural legacy of this period. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the walk.
Stirling City Heritage Trust Walking Tour – John Allan ‘A Man of Original Ideas’
Thursday 12th September, 6.00 – 7.00pm
Meeting point outside entrance to Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum, 40 Albert Place, Stirling FK8 2RQ
This walking tour celebrates the work of local Victorian architect, John Allan. The walk will take us from the Stirling Smith through King’s Park to visit a number of John Allan’s most important buildings and discuss the work and life of this most extraordinary man who contributed so significantly to the townscape of Stirling. The walk will then return to Stirling city centre taking in some of the key historic buildings that stand alongside this architect’s innovative approach.
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the walk.
Booking required for tours. Please book your place on either/both tour with Stirling City Heritage Trust on 01786 498 462 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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