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Edinburgh, Constitution Street, General

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Site Name Edinburgh, Constitution Street, General

Classification General View

Canmore ID 150016

Site Number NT27NE 507

NGR NT 2727 7640

NGR Description Centred NT 2727 7640

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes


Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1813. January - June. 18.2.1813.

Pet. James Thorburn, Merchant in Leith.

Head of Constitution Street, Leith.

Plan & elevation of 3 floor tenement. Unsigned.

Bounded on North by Lawrie Street.

Sources: Dean of Guild. 3.3.1814.

Pet. Walter Bruce.

Constitution Street west side.

Converting wrights shop into dwelling Houses.

Plan and elevation unsigned.

Sources: Dean of Guild. 16.9.1813.

Pet. Robert More, merchant in Leith.

Constitution Street, Leith.

Already had permission to build, now wishes to add a further

storey to counting house.

Elevations, unsigned.

Sources: Dean of Guild. 19.5.1814.

Pet. Robert Coldstream, merchant in Leith.

Constitution Street, Leith.

"..alterations to said warehouse, heighten the Garden Wall

and build two houses one on the background and one on the

yard, fronting Mitchell St.."

Plan and elevation fronting Mitchell Street enclosed, unsigned.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1813. January-June. 8.4.1813.

Pet. Thomas Beattie, Architect in Edinburgh.

Constitution Street, Leith.

Plans and elevation encl. for dwelling houses, four floors, very fine.

Unsigned. Venitian Windows.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1810. July-December. 23.8.1810.

Pet. William Thorburn, merchant in Leith.

Constitution St. Leith, bounded by or on a corner -

E. Constitution St.

S. by property Liddle & Reid and John Milne

W. by two tenements belonging to petitioner.

N. by Lawrie Street.

Plan and elevation enclosed. Warehouse. 3 floors & attic.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1810. July-December. 19.7.1810.

Pet. John Veitch - Cork cutter in Leith.

Constitution St. bounded by on:

SW property of John Watson - merchant.

N property of Archibald Ronaldson.

E Constitution St.

Plan & elevation encl. Signed 26.6.1810. J Russell.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1812. January-June. 23.4.1812.

Pet. Robert More, Merchant in Leith.

Constitution Street.

"..taking down shade and offices at the East gable of the

dwelling house and erecting in their place two Counting

and Consulting rooms.."

Plan & elevation, unsigned, for single storey building.

Sources: Dean of Guild. Bundle 1811. 7.3.1811.

Pet. Messrs. Balfour, Jan & Co. Merchants in Leith.

Constitution Street, Leith.

Plan and elevation of vault and warehouses. Signed ? CW.


Constitution Street, St John's Established Church

Architect: David Rhind additions 1839


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