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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 662903

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NJ62NW 57.00 62951 27613

For adjacent Station Hotel, see NJ62NW 118.

Station [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1982.

(Location cited as NJ 630 276). Opened 1854 by the Great North of Scotland Rly). A 2-platform through station with the main offices on the up platform in a single-storey rubble building, part harled, on a U-plan, with an ornamental gabled platform entrance, dated 1889. The down platform has a neat wooden shelter, and the platforms are linked by a wooden footbridge of standard GNoSR pattern.

J R Hume 1977.

Insch Station, 1854, Great North of Scotland Rly. Two-platform through station with, on up platform, a low stuccoed conceit, dated 1880, with two narrow wings to rear (U-plan) and a heavily consoled doorpiece flanked by triple windows with wooden mullions and transoms; prominent skewputs.

Wooden signal box at level crossing, and good wooden footbridge.

I Shepherd 1994.

This intermediate station on the Aberdeen-Inverness main line of the Great North of Scotland Rly. (subsequently grouped into the London and North-Eastern Rly.) was opened on 20 September 1854, and remains in use for regular passenger traffic.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 January 1997.

R V J Butt 1995.

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