Basic Site Details

Name: Post Office
Town, district or village: Leith
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Post office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 257, Constitution StreetYes 
Item 2 of 251, Mitchell StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118731875  

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA18731875With Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works
Item 2 of 2Robert MathesonArchitectA18731875Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder8 February 1873XXXI  
Item 2 of 2Building News24 September 1875   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2717457/57B Constitution Street and 49 and 51/1 and 2 Mitchell Street, Former Leith Post Office