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Latitude: 55.9714 / 55°58'16"N
Longitude: -3.1699 / 3°10'11"W
OS Eastings: 327077
OS Northings: 675992
OS Grid: NT270759
Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.DX
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.85RM
Entry Name: 149, 149a Constitution Street
Listing Date: 26 October 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364355
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27256
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. 3-storey 3-bay tenement with later 19th century shopfront. Cream sandstone, droved ashlar, coursed rubble to rear and side. Band base course.
NW (FRONT) ELEVATION: doorway with replacement door and rectangular plate glass fanlight to outer left, single window flanking and above. Later 3-bay timber shopfront spanning centre and right bays with plain moulded openings and consoled dentilled cornice; regular fenestration above. 2 rectangular dormers with piended roofs (re-glazed).
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 1993.
12-pane timber sash and case windows to left bay, remaining windows modern replacements. Slate roof with stone ridge; rebuilt apex stack.
INTERIOR: not seen 1992.
Glazing alterations severely affect character. Reinstatement of 12-pane sashes particularly desirable.
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