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View from ESE showing SSW fronts of warehouses

SC 770376

Description View from ESE showing SSW fronts of warehouses

Date 13/10/1970

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 770376

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Warehouses, Nos 61-5 Commercial Street, Edinburgh This shows most of the buildings from the south-east. The regularity of the massing and detailing of these buildings is striking, though they are by no means identical. The fifth storeys are later additions. In the distance are lower, later warehouses serving the West Old Dock. In 1970 these warehouses were all occupied as whisky bonded warehouses by William Muir (Bond 9) Ltd, whisky warehousemen. They moved out in the 1980s, and these buildings have been converted to flats and offices. The Old Docks have been filled in and the site of the basins is now a car park. These warehouses were built to serve the East Old Docks, designed by John Rennie and built in 1800-6. The warehouses were built in about 1810, and designed by John Paterson, resident engineer at Leith Docks. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H35/70/61/10


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Collection Level (551 147) John R Hume

> Item Level (SC 770376) View from ESE showing SSW fronts of warehouses

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Attribution: © HES. Reproduced courtesy of J R Hume

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