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Kennethmont Station

Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Site Name Kennethmont Station

Classification Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kennethmont, Station Road

Canmore ID 112736

Site Number NJ52NE 47

NGR NJ 55398 29349

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Kennethmont
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ52NE 47.00 5537 2933

NJ52NE 47.01 5539 2934 Signal Box

Station (disused) [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1972.

(Location cited as NJ 553 293). Kennethmont Station. Opened 1854 by the Great North of Scotland Rly. Formerly a 2-platform through station. The single-storey wooden down-platform building, of typical GNoSR pattern, survives.

J R Hume 1977.

This intermediate station on the Great North of Scotland Rly portion of the Aberdeen-Keith-Inverness line of the (former) Great North of Scotland and Highland Rlys was opened on 20 September 1854 and closed to regular passenger traffic on 6 May 1968. The line itself remains in regular use by passenger traffic.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 January 1997.

G Daniels and L Dench 1980; R V J Butt 1995.

Architecture Notes

NMRS REFERENCE

Great North of Scotland Railway.

Station probably opened to goods traffic 12/09/1854 and to passengers 20/09/1854; closed 06/05/1968.

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