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Leith Docks, Alexandra Dry Dock

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9792 / 55°58'45"N

Longitude: -3.169 / 3°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 327148

OS Northings: 676863

OS Grid: NT271768

Mapcode National: GBR 8T4.K3

Mapcode Global: WH6SF.9Z54

Entry Name: Leith Docks, Alexandra Dry Dock

Listing Date: 12 December 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364848

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27595

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Peter Whyte (A M Rendel, consultant engineer), 1891-6. Ashlar-built graving dock, 284? by 70?; curved E end, narrow W end with steps to either side; timber flood gate with bridge over.

Statement of Interest

The adjacent hydraulic station serves not only the dry dock but also the Victoria swing bridge (both listed separately).

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