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Transit Shed 25, Camperdown Street, Victoria Dock, Dundee Harbour

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4634 / 56°27'48"N

Longitude: -2.9561 / 2°57'21"W

OS Eastings: 341182

OS Northings: 730553

OS Grid: NO411305

Mapcode National: GBR ZCG.5Y

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.KSJX

Plus Code: 9C8VF27V+9H

Entry Name: Transit Shed 25, Camperdown Street, Victoria Dock, Dundee Harbour

Listing Name: Camperdown Dock, Transit Shed 25, or G Shed

Listing Date: 2 November 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361047

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24928

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361047

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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Charles Ower, 1864-5, extended to E circa 1880-90. Single-storey brick and timber-clad transit shed on the W side of Camperdown Dock.

E, DOCK, ELEVATION: 13-bay cast iron pilastrade with lion rainwater heads and malleable iron girder lintel to timber sliding doors the full length of the wall.

W ELEVATION: brick with ashlar eaves course and rusticated quoins and door-surrounds. Timber sliding doors with malleable iron or steel lintels.

S ELEVATION: brick-built with rusticated quoins. 2 gables, the E (1865) advanced with large off-centre sliding door. Gable to W, central sliding door, wide segmental arched window over.

N ELEVATION: gable to W similar to S elevation, gable to E boarded where link to sheds on N side of Dock and passage for railway has been demolished.

Slate M-roof, that over E shet altered to corrugated sheeting.

INTERIOR: 2 spacious aisles divided by cast iron columns and malleable iron or steel girders, E wrought-iron polonceau truss with cast-iron struts, W wrought-iron or steel tension rods and angle-irons

Statement of Interest

The E part is the oldest surviving transit shed in Dundee. Camperdown Dock was built between 1857 and 1865 from the old Eastern tidal harbour.

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