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24, 25 West Harbour Road, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.982 / 55°58'55"N

Longitude: -3.2294 / 3°13'45"W

OS Eastings: 323388

OS Northings: 677242

OS Grid: NT233772

Mapcode National: GBR 8F3.C3

Mapcode Global: WH6SD.CWFZ

Plus Code: 9C7RXQJC+R6

Entry Name: 24, 25 West Harbour Road, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 24-26 (Inclusive Nos) West Harbour Road

Listing Date: 20 February 1985

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370603

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB29926

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200370603

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Forth

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Warehouse

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Circa 1870. 2 storey, 11-bay, symmetrical warehouse. Red brick with contrasting yellow brick dressings. Stone sills to windows; projecting brick eaves course.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central segmental-arched loading bay flanked by 5 bays; 2-leaf boarded timber door to 1st floor; replacement glazed door in glazed surround to ground floor; cast-iron hoist with lion?s head mask at apex. Alternating windows and doors to ground floor (doors to 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th bays); mainly 2-leaf panelled timber doors with rectangular fanlights.

S ELEVATION: largely blank; 2 windows (probably inserted) to centre of 1st floor; single and 2-storey lean-tos to right.

W ELEVATION: entrance to left of ground floor; window to right; projecting timber boxed structure above.

E ELEVATION: single window to right to each floor.

Grey slate piended roof. 3 tall wallhead stacks along S side; one each to E and W elevations; all of polychromatic brickwork with oversailing brick cornices; round cans.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1997).

Statement of Interest

Built for the Duke of Buccleuch as part of his harbour-associated developments. Of interest for townscape value and as part of 19th century harbour developments.

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