NT2676 : Former Crabbie's Brewery, Great Junction Street

taken 2 years ago, near to Leith, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Former Crabbie's Brewery, Great Junction Street
Former Crabbie's Brewery, Great Junction Street
Built 1825-6, purchased by Crabbie in 1850. Listed Category B and considered “Architecturally the most pretentious of surviving early 19th century Scottish breweries.” There is a bench mark Link on the near corner by the drainpipe.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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Date Taken
Monday, 9 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Brewery 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1825 
Housing (from Tags)
Converted Brewery 
Building Material (from Tags)
Stone and Slate 
Listed Building (from Tags)
Category B 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2678 7611 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.3427N 3:10.4844W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2679 7607
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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