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Old Station,Commercial Street, Newtyle

A Category B Listed Building in Newtyle, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.559 / 56°33'32"N

Longitude: -3.1411 / 3°8'28"W

OS Eastings: 329958

OS Northings: 741361

OS Grid: NO299413

Mapcode National: GBR VF.SL9T

Mapcode Global: WH6PQ.QDFN

Plus Code: 9C8RHV55+HG

Entry Name: Old Station,Commercial Street, Newtyle

Listing Name: Former Railway Goods Station, Commercial Street Newtyle, Including Stepped Plinth of Former Crane.

Listing Date: 11 December 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352008

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18009

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Newtyle

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Kirriemuir and Dean

Parish: Newtyle

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Originally Charles Landale engineer 1831 for the Dundee and

Newtyle Railway, perhaps built slightly after that date.

Original station single storey on south-west side of track

rubble with droved dressings. Probably sometime after 1861

(when the route of the line was altered) new passenger

station built and old one remodelled as goods shed, overall

roof with semi-elliptical arches over 2 lines of track, stone

built, roof now asbestos, original building platform

incorporated on SW together with fragments of other earlier

buildings at NE corner. Single storey brick NW addition with cantilevered canopy late 19<> Stepped stone plinth and cast

pivot for crane.

Statement of Interest

One of the earliest railways in Scotland and the oldest

Station site in Scotland to retain anything of the original

building leased to Dundee and Perth Rly 1846 (subsequent

Dundee Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway and eventually

becoming part of the Caledonian and finally the LMS Railway.

The route was changed in 1861 to eliminate rope hauled

inclines.

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