Basic Site Details

Name: Station Hotel
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Verandahs by P & R Fleming & Co

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Caledonian HotelYes 

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 2George StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Station SquareYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71887  Formation of Billiard Room of Caledonian Hotel
Item 2 of 71897  Further alterations in reconstruction
Item 3 of 71899  Alterations and cast-iron and glass verandas added
Item 4 of 7August 1900April 1901 Plans dated for alterations
Item 5 of 71906  Coal cellar behind hotel
Item 6 of 71907  Porch, vestibule and other alterations
Item 7 of 71920  Conversion of hotel into dwelling house, restaurant and shops

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 12William L MenziesArchitectD18801881Original building
Item 2 of 12David Mackintosh or MacintoshArchitect 1887 Formation of Billiard Room for Caledonian Hotel
Item 3 of 12Alexander ShairpArchitectF1897 Further alterations in reconstruction
Item 4 of 12Alexander ShairpArchitectG1899 Alterations and cast-iron and glass verandas added
Item 5 of 12Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA19001901Alterations
Item 6 of 12J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA19001901Alterations
Item 7 of 12James Milne MonroArchitectA19001901Alterations
Item 8 of 12Kenneth MacraeArchitect 1906 Coal cellar behind hotel
Item 9 of 12William L MenziesArchitectB1907 Porch, vestibule and other alterations
Item 10 of 12Wood & KellockArchitectural practiceF1920 Conversion of hotel into dwelling house, restaurant and shops (2 sets of plans produced)
Item 11 of 12___ KellockArchitectF1920 Conversion of hotel into dwelling house, restaurant and shops (2 sets of plans produced)
Item 12 of 12___ WoodArchitectF1920 Conversion of hotel into dwelling house, restaurant and shops (2 sets of plans produced)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 4Angus or Campbell, Mrs Christina1907and 1899 work
Item 2 of 4Boni, Antonio, confectionerClient for conversion into house, restaurant, etc
Item 3 of 4Campbell, Donald, BallachulishBilliard Room in 1887 and 1897 work
Item 4 of 4Campbell, Dr Donald, Aberdeen1905 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp148
Item 2 of 2Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p415

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1900/29
Item 2 of 2ObanOban Dean of Guild 1887 Billiard Room, 1897 (2 submissions), 1899, 1905,1907 and 1920 (2 submissions) work