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50, 51 Timberbush

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9763 / 55°58'34"N

Longitude: -3.1685 / 3°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 327177

OS Northings: 676536

OS Grid: NT271765

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.P5

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.91FV

Entry Name: 50, 51 Timberbush

Listing Date: 28 November 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365260

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27906

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Later 19th century. 4-storey, 4-bay asymmetrically gabled warehouse, now converted to offices. Cream sandstone, squared and snecked rubble with stugged dressings. Chamfered reveals to pend, doorway and loading doors.

NE (FRONT) ELEVATION: broad, gabled elevation to street. Segmental-arched pend to left of centre; segmental-arched loading doors at 1st and 2nd floor; 3rd floor loading door with modern hinged loading platform and boxed-in timber pulley to gablehead. Doorway to outer right; single windows above. Single windows to remaining bays.

SE ELEVATION: recessed corner bay to outer left; single windows to next bay. Velux rooflight.

NW ELEVATION: blank; coursed rubble to lower part of wall (heightened?). Velux rooflights.

Modern small-pane timber casement windows. Slate roof; velux rooflight (see above).

INTERIOR: cast-iron columns and timber floor construction.

Statement of Interest

Included particularly for its group value in relation to the other, earlier listed warehouses in Timberbush.

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