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Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Victoria Dock

Dock (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Victoria Dock

Classification Dock (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Victoria Dock And Lock Gates

Canmore ID 51981

Site Number NT27NE 57.06

NGR NT 26886 76866

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

Archaeology Notes

NT27NE 57.06 26886 76866

For former (Customs) Watch House (adjacent to NE), see NT27NE 57.14.

For (associated) entrance lock and gates (at NT 26959 76896), see NT27NE 57.48.

For (adjacent to S) Scottish Office building ('Victoria Quay'), see NT27NE 861.

Victoria Dock [NAT]

OS 1:1250 map, 1974.

This site has only been partially upgraded for SCRAN. For further information, please consult the Architecture Catalogues for City of Edinburgh District.

March 1998.

This dock is now disused and has been separated by fencing from the remaining operational dock system. It now forms a major landscaping feature in front of the Scottish Office building ('Victoria Quay'), for which see NT27NE 861.

The dock has been entered from the NE corner through the lock and gates NT27NE 57.48.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 13 June 2006.


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