Leith Gazetteer July 2011

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Leith Gazetteer July 2011

82Disused Whaling Stations, Leith Harbour - Gazetteer, July 201167 The BathhouseA framed rectangular building with a roof pitch runningeast/west. The external corrugated cladding and theroof, which is of the larger gauge corrugated iron, isreasonably secure. The windows have lost most ofthe casements. The timber roof is unlined and theupper floor appears to have been used for storage butthere are three small cabins built on the east side andsitting accommodation. The ground floor contains eightshowers, two washbasins and a sauna and an outerroom which may have been used for washing bootsetc. To the west there is a brick built rendered lean-toconstruction with a solid floor with roof pitching to thewest. This contains nine lavatory cubicles. It is cladinternally with corrugated iron and corrugated has alsobeen used for ceilings.67.1 Central wash room67.2 South and west elevations67.3 First floor common area with bedrooms off67.4 South and east elevations

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