Basic Site Details

Name: Marine Hotel
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Is this perhaps the same as the Marine House Hotel? Check that entry

Alternative Names

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41890   
Item 2 of 41898  Lift and other alterations
Item 3 of 41903  Alterations
Item 4 of 41936  Fire which destroyed the Renaissance decoration in interior


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 4Alexander ShairpArchitectC1890 Original building
Item 2 of 4Alexander ShairpArchitectA1898 Lift and other alterations
Item 3 of 4Alexander ShairpArchitectB1903 Alterations
Item 4 of 4James TaylorArchitect After 1936 Renovation of interior


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2MacCaig, Major Duncan, banker 
Item 2 of 2MacCaig, Miss CatherineClient for 1903 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp82 (Taylor work)
Item 2 of 2Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p417 Taylor work etc

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38826 
Item 2 of 2ObanOban Dean of Guild  For 1898 & 1903 work