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22 John's Lane

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9729 / 55°58'22"N

Longitude: -3.1674 / 3°10'2"W

OS Eastings: 327238

OS Northings: 676163

OS Grid: NT272761

Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.XC

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.94YD

Entry Name: 22 John's Lane

Listing Date: 5 March 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364754

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27530

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid 19th century, reduced in height from 3 to 2 storeys probably late 19th century. 2-storey 16-bay warehouse with 3-storey 3-bay centre block. Grey sandstone, coursed and squared rubble with droved dressings, coursed rubble to rear.

E (FRONT) ELEVATION: 3-storey 3-bay gabled centre block with wide doorway, blocked hoist doors to centre above with small pointed-arched loft/joist opening to gablehead; barred windows to outer bays; tie-plates between ground/1st and 1st/2nd floors. 7 bays flanking to S, 6 to N with irregular openings, much altered, some blocked.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: slightly advanced centre block detailed as above;

3 bays flanking to right with blocked segmental-arched cart openings at ground floor and single windows at 1st floor above, wallhead built up as tall brick parapet screen turning corner to W and enclosing cobbled courtyard at rear of warehouse behind No 91 Constitution Street. Bays to left with bricked-up openings.

N ELEVATION: gabled with bricked-up hoist doors to centre, outer windows bricked-up except for 2nd floor windows (blocked in rubble and truncated by skewline through reduction in height).

S ELEVATION: small round-arched hoist opening to gablehead.

Barred windows with timber casements. Grey slate roof with metal ridge; short wallhead stack to right of E gable.

INTERIOR: cast-iron column and timber beam construction.

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