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East Newport, East Newport Station

A Category B Listed Building in Newport-On-Tay, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4401 / 56°26'24"N

Longitude: -2.9349 / 2°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 342451

OS Northings: 727943

OS Grid: NO424279

Mapcode National: GBR VL.Y07N

Mapcode Global: WH7RJ.WDL8

Entry Name: East Newport, East Newport Station

Listing Date: 12 November 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345850

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12913

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Newport-On-Tay

County: Fife

Town: Newport-On-Tay

Electoral Ward: Tay Bridgehead

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Built 1878/9 as station for Newport railway which opened on 12 May 1879. (The line is said to be by Sir Thomas Bouch who built the first Tay bridge, nearby). Built on a slope; east elevation is like a 2-storey 3-bay villa with added centre porch, low left wing; whinstone, contrasting ashlar dressings, sash windows; single storey west front to original platform, advanced low outer gables linked by timber verandah. End stacks; slate roof. Railway bed now (1990) a roadway.

Statement of Interest

Survives in little-altered condition. Date 30 November 1956 on lintel. On a branch line built to link with the exactly contemporary original Tay bridge.

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