Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NT 27207 76283
327207, 676283


Early 19th century, warehouse to rear George Simpson, 1894. 3-storey and attic 3-bay town house with small warehouse to rear. Cream sandstone, polished ashlar ground floor (badly laminated), stugged ashlar above, coursed rubble with droved dressings to rear and sides. Architraved windows at ground floor; band course above ground floor; moulded 1st floor cill course; dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course.

E (FRONT) ELEVATION: columned doorpiece in bay to left with frieze, cornice and blocking course, panelled door and original fanlight with radial astragals. Regular fenestration (blinded at 2nd floor at centre). Canted dormer to centre with piended roof.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows, barred at ground floor. Single storey piend-roofed outhouse to left.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: adjoining neighbouring buildings; gabled with coped apex stacks.

WAREHOUSE: 2-storey 4-bay, squared and snecked stugged rubble; large opening at ground floor with sliding timber doors; doorway at 1st floor with triangular dormerhead and timber hoist.

Timber sash and case windows, 12-pane and plate glass glazing. Slate roof with lead flashings; 2 apex stacks (see above).

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Low boundary wall to front with curved coping, later railings.

Statement of Special Interest

An earlier version of Nos 3-10 John?s Place (listed separately).



Shown on Kirkwood ?Edinburgh and Environs? 1817. Dean of Guild (Leith) 24/4/1894 (Box 18).

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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