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 : 5-11 Stevenson Street, Oban - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Demolition of Argyll Hotel - (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Oban Sheriff Court & Justice of the Peace Court - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8630 : Oban Congregational Church (April 2016) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Argyll Mansions, 42-46 George Street, Oban (April 2016) (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Oban Inn by Gerald England
NM8529 : Former Commercial Bank, Argyll Square - April 2016 (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Argyll Square & Royal Hotel - June 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8630 : McCaig's Folly, Argyll Mansions and the Oban Distillery by The Carlisle Kid
NM8531 : Dunollie Castle - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (19) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Kimberley Hotel, Oban by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (10) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Wellpark and Glenrigh Hotels, Oban - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Bank of Scotland, Station Road, Oban - May 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8629 : Former Rockfield Primary School - April 2016 (3) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8629 : The Mains, Hill Street, Oban - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8834 : Misneach at Dunstaffnage Marina - March 2016 (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Part of Alma Crescent, Oban - April 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (3) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Serenissima at Oban - June 2016 by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (13) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8530 : Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, Oban - (33) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8529 : Former St Columba's United Free Church - April 2016 (2) by The Carlisle Kid
NM8629 : Former Rockfield Primary School - April 2016 (1) by The Carlisle Kid

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

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