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Edinburgh, Leith, 7-8 Maritime Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9745 / 55°58'28"N

Longitude: -3.169 / 3°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 327144

OS Northings: 676341

OS Grid: NT271763

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.LS

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.9366

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 7-8 Maritime Street

Listing Date: 12 December 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365127

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27795

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

James Simpson, dated 1893. 4-storey and basement 6-bay warehouse. Cream sandstone, polished ashlar ground floor, squared and snecked stugged rubble with polished dressings above, with stugged dressings to rear and side. Base course; band course above ground floor; eaves cornice; ashlar mullions; barred windows throughout.

SE (FRONT) ELEVATION: corniced shouldered-arched pends with roll- moulded reveals to slightly advanced outer bays; bipartite windows above, 1st (pedimented) and 2nd floor (corniced) windows architraved in recessed panel. Single windows to remaining bays. Pedimented heraldic panel to centre at 1st floor with carved date, ram?s head, crown, grapes and motto ?j?avance?. Short wallhead stacks to corners.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows to each bay and floor.

SW ELEVATION: truncated gable with wallhead stack to right (small addition behind). 3 single windows.

Barred 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; 3 wallhead stacks (see above). Corbelled skewputts. Moulded gutterheads.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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