Basic Site Details

Name: Sheriff Courthouse and county buildings
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Estimated cost for George Woulfe Brenan's second premiated competition design scheme: 6,000.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21886   
Item 2 of 21911  Vestibule screen to Sherriff Courthouse


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 3George Woulfe BrenanArchitect 1886(?) Second premiated competition design
Item 2 of 3David Mackintosh or MacintoshArchitectA18861888 
Item 3 of 3James Grewar FalconerArchitectB1911 Vestibule screen to Sherriff Courthouse


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Argyll County CouncilFor 1911 work
Item 2 of 2Commissioners of Supply for ArgyllFor 1886 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p412

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder11 April 1898LXXIV  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38801 
Item 2 of 2ObanOban Dean of Guild For main building and screen