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5, 7, 9, 11 Stevenson Street, Oban

A Category C Listed Building in Oban, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.4132 / 56°24'47"N

Longitude: -5.4716 / 5°28'17"W

OS Eastings: 185940

OS Northings: 729959

OS Grid: NM859299

Mapcode National: GBR DCWR.SK8

Mapcode Global: WH0GK.X2MD

Plus Code: 9C8PCG7H+78

Entry Name: 5, 7, 9, 11 Stevenson Street, Oban

Listing Name: 5-11 (Odd Nos) Stevenson Street

Listing Date: 16 May 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384347

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38866

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200384347

Location: Oban

County: Argyll and Bute

Town: Oban

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Mid 19th century, 4-storey, 6-bay plain classical tenement, of rectangular plan. Symmetrical sandstone ashlar street elevation

with shopfronts, coursed rubble E end and rear elevations with sandstone dressings. Moulded base course, cornice over shopfronts, string course at 2nd floor cill level, cornice at eaves, terminated around downpipe at W end. Shopfront door and window openings with roll moulded surrounds. 1st floor window openings corniced with aprons, moulded cill over spandrel panel. Architraved and corniced windows at 2nd floor. 3rd floor windows architraved with bracketed cills.

REAR (N) ELEVATION: 7-bay symmetrical elevation with large, flat-roofed, modern extension obscuring 1st and 2nd floors. Broad chimneyhead gabled bay and semicircular brick stair tower with conical roof at centre, flanked by narrow windows at each floor.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows surviving at 1st floor E flat, and 3rd floor W flat. Grey slate shallow pitched roof. Multiple-flued stacks at E and rear gables, and centre of ridge. 15-flue ashlar stack at W end over shared structural wall with neighbouring building (No 3).

Statement of Interest

Shown in a later 19th century photograph as being connected to the early 19th century building on George Street by a crenellated wall with archway. This was mirrored on the E side to give a symmetrical 'Palladian' arrangement. Shopfront at No 9 restored to original form since 1980.

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