Basic Site Details

Name: Commercial Bank
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans show alternative schemes. Total cost: 1,987.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bank  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1406, Argyll SquareYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41888   
Item 2 of 423 February 1888  Plans approved for purchase of Court and Police Station and to refurbish this as bank premises
Item 3 of 42 August 1888  Tenders accepted
Item 4 of 42 May 1889  Mantels, grates and gas fittings to be installed


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 3Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA1888  
Item 2 of 3George WilsonArchitectA1888  
Item 3 of 3Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceA1888  


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1880/36/1-3
Item 2 of 2Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesCommercial Bank Board Minutes 19 January 1888, 23 February 1888, 2 August 1888, 2 May 1889, 21 November 1889