History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Edinburgh, 54 Timber Bush, Warehouse

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9764 / 55°58'34"N

Longitude: -3.1686 / 3°10'7"W

OS Eastings: 327168

OS Northings: 676549

OS Grid: NT271765

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.N3

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.91CR

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 54 Timber Bush, Warehouse

Listing Date: 28 November 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365263

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27908

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

Find accommodation in
Seafield

Description

Early to mid 19th century, E range possibly slightly earlier (see Notes). Pair of 5-storey, 5-bay symmetrical converted warehouses, identical above ground. Cream sandstone, coursed and squared rubble to front, coursed rubble to rear with droved dressings.

NE (FRONT) ELEVATION: E range with segmental-arched pend to outer left with rounded arrises to jambs; segmental-arched larger opening to centre bay; single windows to remaining bays. W range with wider openings at ground floor, doorway to centre and outer right. Above ground floor each warehouse with hoist doors to centre bays breaking eaves with hoists to gablehead, modern hinged loading platforms. 4th floor windows horizontally proportioned. Single windows to remaining bays.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: 6-bay W range advanced by 2 bays; 2 large openings (now glazed) to centre. E range with segmental-arched pend and opening; single windows above; forestair in re-entrant angle rising to outer right bay at 4th floor with gabled dormerhead. 4th floor windows as above.

Modern small-pane timber casement windows. Slate roof.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

Thomson?s ?Plan of Leith and Environs? of 1827 shows a large warehouse on the site of the W range and Nos 58, 59 Timberbush (listed separately), the latter probably being a remnant of this earlier building. The E range was probably erected during the 1830s, its masonry detailing seems slightly earlier than that of the W range. The complex has been restored and converted to office and residential use.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.