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Leith Docks, Edinburgh Dry Dock

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9772 / 55°58'37"N

Longitude: -3.159 / 3°9'32"W

OS Eastings: 327768

OS Northings: 676627

OS Grid: NT277766

Mapcode National: GBR 8W4.LV

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.F1X4

Entry Name: Leith Docks, Edinburgh Dry Dock

Listing Date: 29 March 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364873

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27611

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

A M Rendel and G Robertson, 1877-81. Oval-shaped dry dock, 300? x 40? with curved E wall and timber and iron floodgates with gangway over. Stepped side walls, steps and haulage channels to either side of curved E wall. Iron railings. Remains of machinery flanking entrance passage.

Statement of Interest

Group with Edinburgh dock and Edinburgh dry dock pumping house (listed separately). Good example of dock complex with unusually shaped large wet dock and elaborately constructed dry dock.

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