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Latitude: 56.0391 / 56°2'20"N
Longitude: -3.3601 / 3°21'36"W
OS Eastings: 315359
OS Northings: 683748
OS Grid: NT153837
Mapcode National: GBR 22.RF2Y
Mapcode Global: WH6S4.CG6P
Entry Name: Donibristle Estate Boundary Wall and Fordell Railway
Listing Date: 27 November 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 390497
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43861
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay
Traditional County: Fife
Circa 1770. Former estate boundary wall, now breached in 4 places, and flanked to either side by new housing. From Regents? Way (at NT153 838) in N, to St David?s Harbour (NT150 824) in S. High rubble (approx 6?), with rubble cope. Iron track to parallel, continuous railway in railway cutting.
The original early wooden waggonway of the Fordell railway connected collieries at Crossgate to St David?s Harbour, where there were saltpans and brickworks. Iron rails were fitted in 1832-3. The railway closed in 1946.
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