Longniddry Manure Siding

Location type

Mine


Name and dates

Longniddry Manure Siding (1847-1960)

Served by the North British Railway.


Description

This short siding was on the north side of the line, west of Longniddry station. It was accessed by reversal.

Horse dung from the streets of Edinburgh was transported here for agricultural use.

Alternative names are; The Dung Lye, West Seton Mains Manure Siding. Railway Clearing House maps call it either Longniddry Manure or West Siding.

The siding is lifted (date uncertain) and now borders new housing.

09/07/2019

Tags

Siding Manure depot

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map