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42 Maritime Street

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9745 / 55°58'28"N

Longitude: -3.1684 / 3°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 327177

OS Northings: 676344

OS Grid: NT271763

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.PS

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.93G5

Entry Name: 42 Maritime Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365145

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27812

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

James Simpson, 1892. 4-storey 6-bay warehouse with later brick mansard 5th storey, rear portion demolished. Cream sandstone squared and snecked rubble, pink ashlar dressings to front, rear elevation rendered. Ground floor divided by shallow pilasters supporting frieze; band course above; band cill course at 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor; ashlar mullions.

W (FRONT) ELEVATION: rectangular pend to 1st and 3rd bay, paired doorways to outer right bay, single windows to remaining bays. Bipartite windows to floors above. Recessed mansard attic.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: L-shaped, as rear portion of warehouse demolished, modern rendering and windows. Hollow paired cast-iron columns at ground floor supporting cast-iron girders.

N ELEVATION: modern mansard attic in brick, modern windows.

4-pane timber sash and case windows to front, modern replacements to rear and side.

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