Basic Site Details

Name: Premises, George Street and Argyll Street
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Argyll MansionsYes 
Item 2 of 2Highland Tweed WarehouseYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 25, Argyll StreetYes 
Item 2 of 246, George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 91896  Connecting stair and alterations
Item 2 of 91901  Workshop
Item 3 of 91901  Alterations to roof of workshop used by James Hutton, shoemaker
Item 4 of 919051907 Major rebuilding: conversion of old premises into shop and tenement 'in progress' in 1905
Item 5 of 91912  Conversion of store room into tweed room and additional office accommodation
Item 6 of 91916  Internal alterations
Item 7 of 91925  New saloon
Item 8 of 91926  Alterations to shopfront and erect arcade
Item 9 of 91928  Alterations to shop front

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 12Alexander ShairpArchitectG1896 Connecting stair and alterations
Item 2 of 12Alexander ShairpArchitectH1901 Workshop
Item 3 of 12Alexander ShairpArchitectI1901 Alterations to roof of workshop used by James Hutton, shoemaker
Item 4 of 12Leiper & McNabArchitectural practiceD19051907Major rebuilding: conversion of old premises into shop and tenement 'in progress' in 1905
Item 5 of 12William Hunter McNabArchitectD19051907Major rebuilding: conversion of old premises into shop and tenement 'in progress' in 1905 - carried out as joint architect with Leiper
Item 6 of 12William LeiperArchitectD19051907Major rebuilding: conversion of old premises into shop and tenement 'in progress' in 1905 - carried out as joint architect with McNab
Item 7 of 12James Grewar FalconerArchitectA1912 Conversion of store room into tweed room and additional office accommodation
Item 8 of 12Leiper & McNabArchitectural practiceE1916 Internal alterations (McNab practising alone)
Item 9 of 12William Hunter McNabArchitectE1916 Internal alterations
Item 10 of 12William Hunter McNabArchitectF1925 New saloon
Item 11 of 12Lake Falconer (junior)ArchitectB1926 Alter shopfront and erect arcade
Item 12 of 12Lake Falconer (junior)ArchitectC1928 Alterations to shopfront

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Chalmers, William, Draper and Tweed MerchantFor all phases

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)  p416

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38843 
Item 2 of 3ObanOban Dean of Guild For all phases of work (BO/29)
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Hunter McNab: F v 17 p140 no 1166