Listed Buildings - Oban :: Shared Description

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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NM8530 : Balmoral Hotel, 94-100 George Street, Oban - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Rockport Hotel, 3 Tweedale Street, Oban - April 2016 (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Columba Hotel - 1902 building - detail by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Date stone - 102 George Street, Oban - May 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : The Oban Inn by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Caledonian Hotel, Oban - May 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Claredon Hotel, Shore Street, Oban - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Claredon Hotel, Shore Street, Oban - April 2016 (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : 9 Tweedale Street, Oban - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8629 : Kilmore & Oban Parish Church (Church of Scotland) - June 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (15) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Columba Hotel & North Pier - July 2011 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : 7-9 Albany Street, Oban - detail - June 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Hebridean Princess at Lighthouse Pier, Oban - April 2013 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Ocean Maid at South Pier, Oban - August 2012 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Argyll Square/Aird's Crescent, Oban - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St Columba, interior - April 2016 (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (34) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8528 : Former Soroba House Hotel - May 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Oban Distillery (April 2016) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (5) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Former Clydesdale Bank, Oban - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (26) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (8) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (17) by The Carlisle Kid

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Created: Tue, 22 Mar 2016, Updated: Wed, 14 Jun 2017

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