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Sugar Warehouse, James Watt Dock, East Hamilton Street, Greenock

A Category A Listed Building in Greenock, Inverclyde

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Latitude: 55.9426 / 55°56'33"N

Longitude: -4.7263 / 4°43'34"W

OS Eastings: 229828

OS Northings: 675528

OS Grid: NS298755

Mapcode National: GBR 0F.YL5N

Mapcode Global: WH2MB.CWLQ

Plus Code: 9C7QW7VF+2F

Entry Name: Sugar Warehouse, James Watt Dock, East Hamilton Street, Greenock

Listing Name: Warehouse (Clyde Port Authority) East Hamilton Street, Cartsdyke

Listing Date: 8 December 1976

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378392

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34172

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Greenock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Greenock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde East Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Built c. 1885. Long warehouse, with high first storey, built of red brick with arches, pilaster-strips and window-margins in yellow brick. At west end is a 4-storey and loft block 7 bays wide, the bays being separated by pilaster-strips; Central bay has door at 2nd, 3rd, 4th, with hoist over. To East of this block is a 2-storey, 18-bay range; windows are grouped in recessed arches in 9 pairs each with gable over

(containing circular window). To East of this range is another 4-storey, 7-bay block followed by another 2-storey range, 22 bays wide, windows grouped in 11 pairs, the E. end having 6 recessed arches. The gable-ends of the 4-storey blocks have 8 stepped recessed arches.

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Built beside the contemporary James Watt Dock which was built by John Waddell Edinburgh to the design of W R Kinniple. Upgraded to Cat A, 20/3/87.

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