Basic Site Details

Name: Alexandra Hotel
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hotel  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Corran EsplanadeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71871  Original building
Item 2 of 71898  Large additions, including building containing bedrooms in garden grounds of hotel
Item 3 of 71901  Large additions, including verandah
Item 4 of 71928  Alterations
Item 5 of 71932  Alterations and additions
Item 6 of 71936  Alterations and additions
Item 7 of 71939  Installation of lift

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 10Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA1898 Large additions, including building containing bedrooms in garden grounds of hotel
Item 2 of 10J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA1898 Large additions, including building containing bedrooms in garden grounds of hotel
Item 3 of 10James Milne MonroArchitectA1898 Large additions, including building containing bedrooms in garden grounds of hotel
Item 4 of 10Charles Ernest MonroArchitectB1901 Large additions, including verandah
Item 5 of 10J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceB1901 Large additions, including verandah
Item 6 of 10James Milne MonroArchitectB1901 Large additions, including verandah
Item 7 of 10Alexander McInnes GardnerArchitectD1928 Alterations
Item 8 of 10Alexander McInnes GardnerArchitectC1932 Alterations and additions
Item 9 of 10McInnes Gardner ArchitectsArchitectural practiceE1936 Alterations and additions
Item 10 of 10McInnes Gardner ArchitectsArchitectural practiceF1939 Installation of lift

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Alexandra Hotel Co LtdClient for Monro 1898 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p418

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3DMW ArchiveAlex McInnes Gardner job list from office records (compiled by Alex Graham Glen per AGL draft 1960)  
Item 2 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1890/15
Item 3 of 3ObanOban Dean of Guild For 1928, 1936 & 1939 work by McInnes Gardner. Also for 1898 Monro work