Basic Site Details

Name: Municipal 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.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Albany StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Campbell StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31897  New municipal buildings
Item 2 of 322 June 1897 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 31898  Washing house and coal cellars


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 1897(?) Second premiated competition design
Item 2 of 3Alexander ShairpArchitectB1897 Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 3Alexander ShairpArchitectA1898 Washing house and coal cellars


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38799 
Item 2 of 3ObanOban Dean of Guild  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Woulfe Brenan: L v16 no1138