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Edinburgh, Lothian Road Station

Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Lothian Road Station

Classification Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Caledonian Railway Station

Canmore ID 157719

Site Number NT27SW 189.03

NGR NT 2470 7325

NGR Description Centred NT 2470 7325

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SW 189.03 centred 2470 7325

Formerly site no. NT27SW 3081

The original Caledonian Railway station in Edinburgh was sited some 200m S of the later 1890 station. Opened on February 15 1848, it consisted of three road terminus with goods shed. The accommodation was on the S side. It was replaced in a position slightly to the N in 1870 by another terminus which in turn was replaced by the Dick Peddie structure of 1890 (NT27SW 189.00).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2000.


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