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Latitude: 55.9717 / 55°58'18"N
Longitude: -3.1694 / 3°10'10"W
OS Eastings: 327108
OS Northings: 676026
OS Grid: NT271760
Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.HT
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.85ZC
Entry Name: 137 Constitution Street
Listing Date: 12 December 1974
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364327
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27240
Building Class: Cultural
Unitary Authority Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
James Bow Dunn, 1887. 5-storey 7-bay warehouse with single storey outbuilding (former drying, cutting and smoking houses and covered court) to rear. Cream sandstone, coursed and squared stugged rubble with droved ashlar dressings, squared and snecked rubble to rear. Raised margins to front elevation.
NW (FRONT) ELEVATION: regular fenestration; large segmental-arched corniced ashlar doorway in bay to left of centre, roll-moulded arch with carved keystone, deeply chamfered moulded reveals, tripartite timber door with round-arched bays, 2-leaf panelled door, panelled aprons and plate glass fanlight; window at 1st floor above with shouldered architrave, scroll-flanked and pedimented; wallhead above raised in gable with angled skew blocks and apex stack.
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: 5-bay; regular windows; bay to right of centre breaking eaves in small gable and hoist doors (now bricked-up). Single storey outbuildings to rear forming link with tenement Nos 12 and
13 Wellington Place,
Plate glass sash and case windows to ground floor of front elevation, otherwise 4-pane fixed timber windows. Grey slate roof with lead flashings; 1 apex stack (see above). Moulded eaves gutter with cast-iron brackets.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
Formerly linked with 12 and 13 Wellington Place (listed separately) by drying, cutting and smoking houses and a covered court with segmental-arched braced iron roof with spirelet vent openings (now rebuilt). The basement of the tenement was used as additional warehouse space. Previously listed as 133 Constitution Street. Statutory address updated 2013.
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