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West Kilbride Railway Station

A Category B Listed Building in West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

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Latitude: 55.6963 / 55°41'46"N

Longitude: -4.8517 / 4°51'6"W

OS Eastings: 220872

OS Northings: 648441

OS Grid: NS208484

Mapcode National: GBR 31.G246

Mapcode Global: WH2NM.F3W0

Plus Code: 9C7QM4WX+G8

Entry Name: West Kilbride Railway Station

Listing Name: West Kilbride Station

Listing Date: 17 February 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347615

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14312

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200347615

Location: West Kilbride

County: North Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Dalry and West Kilbride

Parish: West Kilbride

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Probably James Miller, circa 1900. Long, Arts and Crafts style,

single storey range of 6 irregular bays. Mannered rubble

plinth, harled brick above, platform elevation vertically

boarded with projecting shelter screens and canopy. Asymmetrical entrance front; projecting open gabled porch at S with

battered rubble plinth, timber-framed above with semi-

scrolled double brackets, fronts semi-circular entrance.

Single and 3-light windows, latter break wallhead with

timber-framed gables. Red tiled roof, small gablet ventilator,

battered stacks with wide curved copes.

Short retaining wall with tapering, domed gatepiers links station building to simple ancillary building similarly detailed

at S end of platform.

Statement of Interest

Line opened 1878 by Glasgow and South Western Railway. Ascribed

to James Miller on stylistic grounds.

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