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Ardrossan, Montgomerie Pier Station

Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Site Name Ardrossan, Montgomerie Pier Station

Classification Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ardrossan Montgomerie Pier Station; Ardrossan Harbour; Ardrossan Pier Station

Canmore ID 130861

Site Number NS24SW 52

NGR NS 2257 4231

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Ardrossan
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS24SW 52 2257 4231

See also NS24SW 36.00.

(Location cited as NS 225 423). Ardrossan (Montomerie Pier) Station, opened 1890 by the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Rly. A two-platform terminal station with a 15-bay iron-framed wooden-clad building, originally with a glazed overall roof supported on lattice girders. Closed 1966 but still intact in 1974.

J R Hume 1976.

This station formed the terminus of the Ardrossan Harbour branch of the Caledonian Rly. It opened on 30 May 1890, closed on 1 January 1917, reopened on 1 February 1919, and was renamed Ardrossan Montgomerie Pier station on 2 June 1924. It officially closed to regular passenger traffic on 6 May 1968, the last train having run on 25 September 1967.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 9 June 1998.

R V J Butt 1995.


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