Funding boost for Cowane’s Hospital repairs
Written by centralfmnews on August 9, 2019
Repair works at the historic Cowane’s Hospital in Stirling have been given a significant boost.
Historic Environment Scotland have announced they’ll provide over £320,000 in funding towards the project.
It’ll allow extensive conservation works to go ahead, including vital roof repairs.
Thomas Knowles, Head of Grants at HES, said: “We are pleased to support The Patrons of Cowane’s Hospital Trust with this money as part of our Historic Environment Repair Grant.
“Cowane’s Hospital is a rare survival of 17th century burgh architecture and we hope this funding will help preserve the historic building for generations to come.”
Provost Christine Simpson, Chair of the Patrons of Cowane’s Hospital Trust, added, “The Patrons of Cowane’s Hospital Trust are delighted to receive £321,985 grant assistance from Historic Environment Scotland’s Repair Grant programme.
“The Trust is very pleased to see the major conservation project finally going ahead at the Hospital and look forward to seeing this wonderful Stirling landmark restored to its former glory.”