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Latitude: 55.9745 / 55°58'28"N
Longitude: -3.1676 / 3°10'3"W
OS Eastings: 327226
OS Northings: 676338
OS Grid: NT272763
Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.VS
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.93V6
Entry Name: 60 Constitution Street
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364416
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27302
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. 3-storey 5-bay former bank with classical details. Cream sandstone, ashlar front, stugged ashlar to side elevation, coursed and squared rubble to rear. Base course; rusticated ground floor; band course above ground floor with delicate foliate Vitruvian scroll ornament; 1st floor cill course; blind balustrades as aprons to 1st floor windows; architraved windows to 1st and 2nd floor; 1st floor windows corniced with honeysuckle carving to frieze; dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course.
E (FRONT) ELEVATION: pilastered ashlar closed Roman Doric porch to centre with balustraded parapet and single windows on return, 2-leaf panelled door with rectangular plate glass fanlight; door to common stair to outer left, panelled door with rectangular plate glass fanlight. Regular fenestration.
W (REAR) ELEVATION: centre bay advanced with round-arched stair window; single windows to outer bays.
N (MARITIME LANE) ELEVATION: 3-bay; single barred windows at ground floor; 1st and 2nd floor windows blocked-up except centre window at 2nd floor; wallhead slightly raised between tall wallhead stacks.
Timber sash and case windows with plate glass or 4-pane glazing, 2nd floor windows with timber casements, small-pane glazing to rear. Slate piend and platform roof; 2 wallhead stacks to N (see above), 2 to S. Moulded eaves gutter, recessed downpipe channel in NE angle with ornamental gutterhead.
INTERIOR: vestibule with ornate cornices, round-arched inner door with mask keystone, compartmental ceiling at ground floor with ornate cornices.
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