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Kilwinning, Howgate, Kilwinning East Station

Railway Station (19th Century)

Site Name Kilwinning, Howgate, Kilwinning East Station

Classification Railway Station (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kilwinning Station (Caledonian Railway); Caledonian Railway Station

Canmore ID 139829

Site Number NS34SW 55

NGR NS 3001 4339

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS34SW 55 3001 4339

Station [NAT]

OS 1:10,560 map, 1897.

Not to be confused with Kilwinning (Glasgow and South-Western Rly.) Station (NS 2962 4364), for which see NS24SE 49.00.

This intermediate station on the Glasgow - Giffen - Ardrossan line of the (former) Caledonian Rly. was also the junction station for that company's branch to Irvine. It was opened (by the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Rly.) on 3 September 1888, closed on 1 January 1917 and was reopened on 1 February 1919. It was renamed Kilwinning East station by the London, Midland and Scottish Rly. on 2 June 1924, and closed to regular passenger traffic on 4 July 1932.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 January 1999.

R V J Butt 1995.


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