Star Inn

Mrs Anne Young built the single storey Star Inn almost against the Toll House in 1861 at no. 2 East Main St.

It was later turned into a hotel.

The second storey was added in 1928.

It had a reputation for rowdiness and local policemen referred to it as ‘The Flying Tumbler’. A policeman claimed the lounge was the most beautiful he had ever seen, but no-one used it – they packed themselves into the bar instead.

Star Inn on 1913 Gala Day

Star Inn on 1913 Gala Day

From SCRAN and Scottish Motor Museum Trust. Single Decker P Type outside the Star Inn 1910s.

From SCRAN and Scottish Motor Museum Trust. Single Decker P Type outside the Star Inn 1910s.

Star Inn Parade

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