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Transit Shed, Camperdown Street, Victoria Dock, Dundee Harbour

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4626 / 56°27'45"N

Longitude: -2.9596 / 2°57'34"W

OS Eastings: 340965

OS Northings: 730460

OS Grid: NO409304

Mapcode National: GBR ZC4.55

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.HTWL

Plus Code: 9C8VF27R+25

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

Listing Name: Victoria Dock and Camperdown Street Transit Sheds Nos 26-30 (Inclusive)

Listing Date: 2 November 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361106

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24981

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361106

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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David Cunningham, Harbour Engineer, with Charles Ower as Consulting Engineer; ironwork by John Stewart and Sons, Irvine, 1874.

Single-storey brick and timber-clad transit sheds on the N side of Victoria Dock with 4 party wall divisions.

N ELEVATION: brick with ashlar base and eaves courses. Rusticated quoins, alternately vermiculated, to timber sliding doors with malleable iron lintels. Square-section cast-iron rain water goods. Sheds 29 and 30 have been painted.

S ELEVATION: colonnade of cylindrical cast-iron columns with mask rainwaterheads (reputedly the face of David Cunningham). Timber sliding doors the entire length of the wall (except a part of Shed 26 which has modern brickwork) under malleable iron girders.

W GABLE: timber-boarded, now painted. E gable adjoins the Clocktower warehouse (built 1877).

Slate roofs, without skylights. 3 brick party walls.

Interior: wrought-iron tie roofs. Stone set floors.

Statement of Interest

Victoria Dock (10.75 Acres) was begun by James Leslie. c1836-7 and completed under David Cunningham in 1869-75. Opened 16 August 1975.

The transit sheds are amongst the longest complete examples in Scotland.

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