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17, 19 Argyll Square, Oban

A Category C Listed Building in Oban, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.4117 / 56°24'42"N

Longitude: -5.4722 / 5°28'19"W

OS Eastings: 185897

OS Northings: 729797

OS Grid: NM858297

Mapcode National: GBR DCWR.S8X

Mapcode Global: WH0GK.X3CJ

Plus Code: 9C8PCG6H+M4

Entry Name: 17, 19 Argyll Square, Oban

Listing Name: 17 and 19 Argyll Square

Listing Date: 16 May 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384273

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38806

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200384273

Location: Oban

County: Argyll and Bute

Town: Oban

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Tenement

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Later 19th century. 3-storey and attic, 3-bay Italianate tenement, symmetrical above shopfront. Terraced site, with 2-bay, 3 storey and single storey wings to rear. Polished sandstone ashlar to Argyll Street, random rubble rear elevation and wings with ashlar dressings. Original shopfront surviving, symmetrical except for tenement door in bay to outer left. Stall risers, roll-mouldings around openings, stopped at bases. Cornice over blank painted frieze, and cornice at 2nd floor, overstepping downpipe to right. Modillioned cornice at eaves with scrolled brackets at ends and over windows. Windows architraved, bipartite in outer bays, round-arched at 2nd floor.

Modern glazing, grey slate roof, piended to single storey addition. Pitched-roof, slate-hung dormers to street with barge boards, pendant brackets at apex, and round-arched windows, bipartite to outer bays. Piend-roofed, slate-hung dormers to rear pitch. Square downpipe with hopper to left end of street elevation. Rubble stack with modern cope at E end.

Statement of Interest

A classical component of Argyll Square, especially when viewed with

Nos 20-25.

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