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Waterson's Printing Works, Warriston Road, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9663 / 55°57'58"N

Longitude: -3.1971 / 3°11'49"W

OS Eastings: 325373

OS Northings: 675456

OS Grid: NT253754

Mapcode National: GBR 8M8.WR

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.V9RH

Plus Code: 9C7RXR83+G5

Entry Name: Waterson's Printing Works, Warriston Road, Edinburgh

Listing Name: Warriston Road and Logie Green Road, Waterston's Printing Works

Listing Date: 10 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393060

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45962

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith Walk

Traditional County: Midlothian

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John Breingan, 1902. 3-storey, 14-by-4-bay rectangular-plan, Renaissance detailed offices warehouse. Red sandstone ashlar, brick to rear. Base course, slightly advanced ground floor, cornice and parapet with round-headed pierced panels with dies dividing bays. Timber mullions and transoms.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance in 1st bay with tall blind fanlight above, recessed goods entrance in 10th bay, round-arched keystoned window to outer right, 3-light windows to remaining bays, regular fenestration above.

NE (LOGIE GREEN ROAD) ELEVATION: round-arched key-stoned bays at ground, 2 narrow windows to each floor at bowed corner bay; fluted-Ionic pilastered and dentil corniced doorpiece to centre with spandrels carved, 'INSt 1752, AEDt 1902', flanking windows, stone-mullioned bipartites to left, tripartites to right; regular fenestration above, 2-light windows to left, 3-light to right. 2-storey, 18-bay addition to right (1948) windows at ground, regular fenestration above.

SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: bipartites to each floor at bowed corner bay, 2-light window to 2nd bay at ground, single storey modern garage extension to left at ground, regular fenestration above, 3-light windows to left.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: extensive additions and alterations to rear.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Fixed timber windows with tilt and turn top-lights, multi-pane glazing.

Statement of Interest

Built for G Waterson & Sons of George Street and Hanover Street.

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