NM8529 : Royal Hotel

taken 7 years ago, near to Oban, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Royal Hotel
Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel is situated on the corner of George Street and Combie Street, Oban and is frequented by coach tours.

Further research indicates this hotel was built circa 1890 and the architect may have been David Mackintosh, possibly when in partnership as Ross & Mackintosh. A Category B listed building.
Listed Buildings - Oban
A sleeping fishing village until the coming of steamships and the railway, Oban developed rapidly in the late 19th Century. Although much has been lost in recent years, and some historic buildings remain under threat, Oban can still boast a significant number of Category A, B and C listed buildings.
This Shared Description is intended to cover current, future and demolished listed structures.
A general history of the town can be found at the Oban Information web site: LinkExternal link
A list of Oban’s listed buildings can be found at British Listed Buildings under “Listed Buildings in Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland” at: LinkExternal link
An explanation of listed building categories in Scotland may be found: LinkExternal link
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NM8529, 854 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 15 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8591 2984 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:24.7264N 5:28.3219W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8586 2983
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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