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42 MARITIME STREETLB27812

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
29/03/1995
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 27177 76344
Coordinates
327177, 676344

Description

James Simpson, 1892. 4-storey 6-bay warehouse with later brick mansard 5th storey, rear portion demolished. Cream sandstone squared and snecked rubble, pink ashlar dressings to front, rear elevation rendered. Ground floor divided by shallow pilasters supporting frieze; band course above; band cill course at 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor; ashlar mullions.

W (FRONT) ELEVATION: rectangular pend to 1st and 3rd bay, paired doorways to outer right bay, single windows to remaining bays. Bipartite windows to floors above. Recessed mansard attic.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: L-shaped, as rear portion of warehouse demolished, modern rendering and windows. Hollow paired cast-iron columns at ground floor supporting cast-iron girders.

N ELEVATION: modern mansard attic in brick, modern windows.

4-pane timber sash and case windows to front, modern replacements to rear and side.

References

Bibliography

Dean of Guild (Leith) 30/3/1892.

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.

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