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Heriot Bakery, 37-39 Grassmarket, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9471 / 55°56'49"N

Longitude: -3.196 / 3°11'45"W

OS Eastings: 325405

OS Northings: 673320

OS Grid: NT254733

Mapcode National: GBR 8NH.3M

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.WS87

Plus Code: 9C7RWRW3+RJ

Entry Name: Heriot Bakery, 37-39 Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 37-41 (Odd Nos) Grassmarket

Listing Date: 13 August 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 367813

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28935

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200367813

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Brewery building

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David Cousins, 1858. 4-bay 2-storey and attic block with Jacobean details. Coursed ashlar (squared and snecked to rear). Base course; stepped moulded string course below attic level. Windows in roll-moulded surrounds. Segmental-arched pend in 2nd bay from left. Doors in roll-moulded surrounds with cornices and strapwork pediments in outer bays. Paired windows in 2nd bay from right at ground and 1st, and in 2nd bay from left at 1st. Small single windows in outer left bay at 1st and 2nd floors (lighting stair), and in square turret above; steep pyramidal slated roof with ball finial. Square bartizan to outer right with small blind window and finialled, leaded ogee roof. Rose and thistle finials to gabled dormerheads breaking eaves at attic level.

4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Corniced ridge stacks with circular cans.

Statement of Interest

Front block of former Heriot Brewery. References in Cousins' design to George Heriot's Hospital, typical of work executed for the Heriot Trust.

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