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45-46a Maritime Street

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9744 / 55°58'27"N

Longitude: -3.1686 / 3°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 327169

OS Northings: 676323

OS Grid: NT271763

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.PV

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.93D9

Entry Name: 45-46a Maritime Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365150

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27815

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

James Simpson, 1893. 4-storey 6-bay warehouse with raised basement. Cream sandstone, ashlar ground floor with squared and snecked stugged rubble above, coursed rubble to rear. Base course stepping over basement openings; band course above ground floor; eaves band and cornice; chamfered reveals (except 1st floor).

W (FRONT) ELEVATION: outer bays with rectangular pend openings with plain canopies flanked by small windows to outer jambs; bipartite windows to floors above. Single windows to centre bays. Traces of former band cill courses at 1st,2nd and 3rd floors and scroll-flanked and corniced panels to 1st and 2nd floors of outer bays.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: 5-bay; single windows, 2-storey raised hoist tower with rubble front to 2nd bay.

Barred plate glass timber windows. Slate roof.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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