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91 and 93 Constitution Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9731 / 55°58'23"N

Longitude: -3.1678 / 3°10'3"W

OS Eastings: 327216

OS Northings: 676180

OS Grid: NT272761

Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.V9

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.94S9

Entry Name: 91 and 93 Constitution Street

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364276

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27210

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Circa 1870. 2-storey 4-bay office building (6-bay at ground) flanked by pends fronting large 4-storey L-plan warehouse. Cream sandstone, polished ashlar front, squared and snecked rubble with stugged dressings to sides and warehouse. Base course; moulded corbel course above ground floor continuing over pends; cill course at 1st floor; corbelled eaves cornice with blocking course; architraved windows (lugged and basket-arched at 1st floor); ground floor windows with recessed and panelled aprons.

OFFICE ELEVATION: slightly recessed bay to outer left, recessed doorway with panelled door, moulded ashlar panel over. 5 single windows flanking at ground floor; at 1st floor bipartite windows in bays to right, single windows to left.

NE ELEVATION: 2-bay front office to right with advanced curved bay with tall basket-arched stair windows to right, left bay with 2 single windows and shaped gable with apex stack.

SW ELEVATION: 2-bay front office to left with shaped M-gables and octagonal drum apex stacks (paired to left); single storey later office infill at ground floor.

WAREHOUSE: 8-bay L-plan warehouse (ground floor painted) to left with single windows, gabled hoist to left of centre breaking eaves with shouldered-arched hoist doors with rounded reveals below. Corner to left corbelled above ground floor. Rear elevation 7-bay; single windows (some barred); large timber doorway to outer right.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to front office, small-pane fixed timber windows to warehouse. Black slate roof with lead flashings, piend and platform to warehouse. Moulded gutterheads to front office.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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