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84 Constitution Street

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.974 / 55°58'26"N

Longitude: -3.1679 / 3°10'4"W

OS Eastings: 327207

OS Northings: 676283

OS Grid: NT272762

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.SZ

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.93QL

Entry Name: 84 Constitution Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364456

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27330

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Early 19th century, warehouse to rear George Simpson, 1894. 3-storey and attic 3-bay town house with small warehouse to rear. Cream sandstone, polished ashlar ground floor (badly laminated), stugged ashlar above, coursed rubble with droved dressings to rear and sides. Architraved windows at ground floor; band course above ground floor; moulded 1st floor cill course; dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course.

E (FRONT) ELEVATION: columned doorpiece in bay to left with frieze, cornice and blocking course, panelled door and original fanlight with radial astragals. Regular fenestration (blinded at 2nd floor at centre). Canted dormer to centre with piended roof.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows, barred at ground floor. Single storey piend-roofed outhouse to left.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: adjoining neighbouring buildings; gabled with coped apex stacks.

WAREHOUSE: 2-storey 4-bay, squared and snecked stugged rubble; large opening at ground floor with sliding timber doors; doorway at 1st floor with triangular dormerhead and timber hoist.

Timber sash and case windows, 12-pane and plate glass glazing. Slate roof with lead flashings; 2 apex stacks (see above).

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Low boundary wall to front with curved coping, later railings.

Statement of Interest

An earlier version of Nos 3-10 John?s Place (listed separately).

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