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Piermaster's Offices And Lamp Standards, North Pier, Oban

A Category C Listed Building in Oban, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.4147 / 56°24'52"N

Longitude: -5.4747 / 5°28'28"W

OS Eastings: 185761

OS Northings: 730132

OS Grid: NM857301

Mapcode National: GBR DCVR.R33

Mapcode Global: WH0GK.W168

Plus Code: 9C8PCG7G+V4

Entry Name: Piermaster's Offices And Lamp Standards, North Pier, Oban

Listing Name: North Pier, Piermaster's Offices, with Lamp Standards

Listing Date: 16 May 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384334

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38854

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200384334

Location: Oban

County: Argyll and Bute

Town: Oban

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Dated 1927. Near-symmetrical single storey U-plan harbour office building, distinguished by central 2-storey square tower.

TOWER: red brick with infill panels, string course and decoration of Winget blocks, terracotta datestone. Arched pend, metal dome set in shallow pyramid surmounted by contemporary cubic clock as finial. Large tripartite glazed round-headed windows under pend lighting adjoining offices.

OFFICES: rendered and painted brick. Timber doors with glazed upper panels splayed to either side of pend. Timber sash and case windows, 6-pane upper sashes with plate glass below. Metal piended roof. Single-flue stacks and canted bays symmetrically disposed to tower.

3 cast-iron lamp standards adjacent to W front.

Statement of Interest

This building's architecture has a character reminiscent of the Empire Exhibition. It is important mainly for its siting, being a landmark visible from all parts of Oban.

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