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24 Corran Esplanade, Alexandra Place, Oban

A Category C Listed Building in Oban, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.416 / 56°24'57"N

Longitude: -5.4737 / 5°28'25"W

OS Eastings: 185826

OS Northings: 730282

OS Grid: NM858302

Mapcode National: GBR DCVR.RHN

Mapcode Global: WH0GC.WZMS

Plus Code: 9C8PCG8G+CG

Entry Name: 24 Corran Esplanade, Alexandra Place, Oban

Listing Name: Corran Esplanade, Alexandra Place

Listing Date: 16 May 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384289

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38818

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200384289

Location: Oban

County: Argyll and Bute

Town: Oban

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Tenement

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Mid 19th century. 4-storey, 6-bay tenement building (bays arranged 2-1-1-2) in plain classical style. Rectangular plan, near-symmetrical ashlar street elevation and rubble rear and side elevations, all painted. Small base course, string course at 2nd floor cill level, pendant bracketted eaves cornice. Pilasters framing facade, and single pilaster at centre, with capitals engaged at eaves cornice. All windows architraved, cornices at ground, 1st and 2nd floor. Matching architraves and cornices to doorways in bays 2 and 5. Plain margin to additional doorway to left of centre pilaster. Regular fenestration to rear elevation with stair windows at intermediate heights, margins and cills. Ground floor, 4-pane timber sash and case windows in bays 1

and 3. 1st floor, 4-pane timber sash and case windows in bays 1-3, plate glass timber sash and case windows in bays 4-6. 2nd floor, 4-pane timber sash and case windows. 3rd floor, 4-pane timber sash and case windows in bays 4-6. 8-pane timber sash and case windows surviving at rear elevation, 2nd and 3rd floors, with 4-pane timber sash and case stair windows. Grey slate roof, slated over skews. Ashlar 3-flue wallhead stacks, decorated with cornices and vertical channelling, 3-flue, corniced stack at centre of ridge. Substantial 3 and 4-flue wallhead stacks to rear elevation, and multi-flued gable stack. Timber panelled doors with 2-pane fanlights, in bays 2 and 5. Cast-iron

downpipe to left of bay 3 with decorative brackets and hopper.

Statement of Interest

A prominent building on the waterfront, with original details surviving.

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