Listed Building

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110-150 COMMERCIAL STREET, MACDONALD AND MUIR WAREHOUSES INCORPORATING COOPERAGE AND WALLED YARD, QUALITY HOUSE (QUEEN'S DOCK), BOND 13, FORMER ROSE'S LIME JUICE STORES, BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERSLB26864

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
30/03/1994
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 26535 76750
Coordinates
326535, 676750

Description

Mid 19th century with later alterations and additions. Extended range of 2-, 3-, and 4-storey warehouses and offices. Cream rubble sandstone with ashlar dressings.

FROM E: piend-roofed 2-storey 5-bay cooperage with yard beyond; 2-storey loading bay with massive dormer door to rear. Yard contains 20th century 2-storey roughcast addition.

8-bay single storey and attic office range with continuous glazed box-dormer (1937) and 3-bay office to W (Quality House) with 2-leaf panelled door at centre; large ashlar depressed archway to rear. Bond 13 to W; 2-storey 12 bays to rear; 8 windows grouped together to front at left, assorted openings to right; upper storey later addition; applied iron letters to Commercial Street BONDED STORES 'HIGHLAND QUEEN'. 2-storey single bay link with door at ground and window above. Former Roses's Lime Juice stores terminates range; 3- and 4-storey 7-bay; regular fenestration; gableheads to pitch and platform roofs; elevator slapped through centre. Covered loading area to N. Single storey piend-roofed shed to W.

WALL AND GATEPIERS: rubble wall with semi-circular coping enclosing W shed, containing square pyramidal coped ashlar gatepiers (blocked). Adjoined by 4 similar gatepiers (set back from Commercial Street) which form W entrance to docks.

Barred windows. Ashlar coped skews; grey slates.

INTERIOR: timber post-and beam and cast-iron columns (Doric and finned) to warehouses; Bond 13 with single spliced timber beam, perhaps a former mast, supported on dressed tree trunks. Office with timber panelling.

Statement of Special Interest

The warehouse range for the former West Dock; forms an important group with the Rennie warehouses to the E (see separate listings).

References

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About Listed Buildings

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