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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NM8529 : Caledonian Hotel & single story shops, Oban - May 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : The Manor House Hotel, Oban - April 2016 (3) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Caledonian Hotel - George Street face - June 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8834 : Calanus at Dunstaffnage by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Oban Congregational Church by Gerald England
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (28) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : North Pier clock tower, Oban (March 2016) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (39) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Balmoral Hotel, Craigard Road entrance - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Caledonian Hotel, Oban - May 2016 (3) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Caledonian Hotel, Oban - May 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (37) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8531 : Dunollie Lighthouse & Castle by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (38) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Argyll Hotel, Oban - July 2011 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8629 : Former Rockfield Primary School - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Demolition of Argyll Hotel - (3) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Great Western Hotel, Corran Esplanade - April 2016 (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Oban Distillery and McCaig's Monument by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : The Oban Inn by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Kilchrenan Hotel - entrance detail - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Argyllshire Gathering Halls - April 2016 (3) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Alexandra Place and Oban Times buildings - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (29) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Great Western Hotel, Corran Esplanade - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid

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

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