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Greenock, Central Station

Railway Station (19th Century)

Site Name Greenock, Central Station

Classification Railway Station (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Greenock Station; Greenock, Station Avenue, Central Station

Canmore ID 105640

Site Number NS27NE 41

NGR NS 28229 75910

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Inverclyde
  • Parish Greenock
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Inverclyde
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS27NE 41 28229 75910

Location formerly cited as NS 2823 7591.

Sta [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1993.


Probably earlier known as Cathcart Street Station.

Probably opened 29/03/1841 (Glasgow, Paisley and Greenock Railway)

A former Caledonian railway station visible on vertical air photograph (OS 88/041/102, flown 1988).

(Undated) information in NMRS.

(Location cited as NS 283 759). Greenock Central Station, built 1889 for the Caledonian Rly. A 4-platform station, with 2 through platforms and a double bay at the E end. The station is on a sloping site. The main offices are on the up platform, in a single-storey bulding with Gothic features. The main frontage has 5 arched openings, 1 now blocked up. There are substantial glazed awnings over both platforms.

J R Hume 1976.


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