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29 Maritime Street, Leith, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9753 / 55°58'31"N

Longitude: -3.1678 / 3°10'4"W

OS Eastings: 327218

OS Northings: 676426

OS Grid: NT272764

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.TJ

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.92SL

Plus Code: 9C7RXRGJ+4V

Entry Name: 29 Maritime Street, Leith, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 27-29 (Inclusive Nos) Maritime Street

Listing Date: 15 July 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365137

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27804

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200365137

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Warehouse

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Possibly mid 18th century, reconstructed later, restored 1991. 3-storey 7-bay former tenement with pend at centre, now converted into offices. Variegated sandstone, coursed rubble with droved dressings.

NW (FRONT) ELEVATION: segmental-arched cobbled pend to centre; 2 single windows above. Low doorway flanking to left. Doorway to right divided from pend by recently formed window. Single windows to remaining bays.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: wide opening to 2 floors above pend infilled with timber weather-boarding and 2 large windows. Irregularly spaced windows to either sides. Some remains of blocked-up openings; relieving arch over 1st floor window to right.

Mostly modern 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; small central stack.

INTERIOR: gutted and converted to offices 1991.

Statement of Interest

Birthplace of John Home (born 1808), author of ?Douglas?. During the recent restoration a number of new windows have been formed.

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