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Dunblane, Station Road, Dunblane Station And Original Footbridge

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

Site Name Dunblane, Station Road, Dunblane Station And Original Footbridge

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

Canmore ID 24708

Site Number NN70SE 47

NGR NN 78109 00983

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Dunblane And Lecropt
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN70SE 47 78109 00983


Architect: William Tite, 1848.

Station probably opened 1848 (Scottish Central Railway). Doune branch opened 01/07/1858 (Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway), closed to passengers 01/11/1965.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

(Location cited as NN 781 010). Dunblane Station, opened 1848 by the Scottish Central Railway. A three-platform through station. The recent removal of awnings from the up-platform building has revealed the original Scottish Central station, with crow-stepped gables. There is an unusual covered lattice-girder footbridge.

J R Hume 1977.

This intermediate station on the Stirling - Perth portion of the Glasgow - Kinnaber Junction 'Strathmore line' of the former Caledonian Rly was also (until 1 November 1965) the junction station for that company's line to Callander, Crianlarich and Oban. It was opened by the Scottish Central Rly on 22 May 1848, and remains in regular passenger use by passenger traffic.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 August 2000.

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


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