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Gourock, Kempock Point, Gourock Station And Pier

Pier (19th Century), Railway Station (19th Century)

Site Name Gourock, Kempock Point, Gourock Station And Pier

Classification Pier (19th Century), Railway Station (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Gourock Railway Station

Canmore ID 120366

Site Number NS27NW 23

NGR NS 2433 7790

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS27NW 23 2433 7790

(Location cited as NS243 779) Gourock Station and Pier, opened 1889 by the Caledonian Railway. A long pier, with wood-piled frontage. The station is parallel to the pier, and is typical of Caledonian Railway design of the period, brick and harl, with wood trimming.

J R Hume 1976.

Activities

Watching Brief (May 1999 - November 1999)

NS 243 779 (centre) A photographic survey and watching brief were undertaken during the demolition of Gourock Pier (constructed 1889).

Full details of the pier and its construction are contained in a report which has been lodged with the NMRS.

Sponsor: Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd.

L Baker 2000.

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