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Latitude: 55.9791 / 55°58'44"N
Longitude: -3.1696 / 3°10'10"W
OS Eastings: 327111
OS Northings: 676851
OS Grid: NT271768
Mapcode National: GBR 8T4.G4
Mapcode Global: WH6SF.8ZX7
Entry Name: Leith Docks, Alexandra Dry Dock Hydraulic Station
Listing Date: 12 December 1974
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364853
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27601
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Peter Whyte (A M Rendel, consultant engineer), dated 1896. Small single storey hydraulic station with modern extension to SW. Red sandstone, squared and snecked rubble with ashlar dressings. Base course; round-arched openings; eaves band course.
W ELEVATION: gabled with lugged skewputts, 3 windows (2 now altered into rectangular opening) divided by pilaster strips; gablehead with date and cheque pattern of pilaster strips.
NE ELEVATION: 3-bay with doorway to centre, semi-circular radial fanlight; to right 3 single windows; to left bipartite window framed by pilaster strips with pedimented gable.
SW ELEVATION: as above with modern extension to left of centre.
W ELEVATION: gabled; blank.
Small-pane timber windows with semi-circular radial heads. Slate roof. Moulded eaves gutters.
Working machinery serving Alexandra dry dock and Victoria swing bridge (both listed separately).
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