Basic Site Details

Name: Terrace of houses and Police Station
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing  
Item 2 of 2Police station  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 129, Albany StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51881  Houses 1 and 2 (west end police station)
Item 2 of 51897  Heating chamber and coal cellar
Item 3 of 51898  Additions - cell wing at rear
Item 4 of 51907  House 4
Item 5 of 51909  Additional cells and dormitories at Police Buildings

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 5David Mackintosh or MacintoshArchitect 1881 Houses 1 and 2 (west end police station)
Item 2 of 5Alexander ShairpArchitectA1897 Heating chamber and coal cellar
Item 3 of 5Alexander ShairpArchitectB1898 Additions - cell wing at rear
Item 4 of 5Charles MacIntyreArchitect 1907 House 4
Item 5 of 5William ToddArchitect 1909 Additional cells and dormitories at Police Buildings

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Standing Joint Committee of Argyll County CouncilClient for 1897 and 1898 and 1909 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)  p412

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38798 
Item 2 of 2ObanOban Dean of Guild For Shairp work and Todd work. Also perhaps for MacIntyre work