Philorth Halt

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Philorth [Private] (1865-1926)
Philorth Halt (1926-1965)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Formartine and Buchan Railway.

Description

This was a single platform station south of Fraserburgh on the line south to Dyce.

The station was built as a private station for Lord Saltoun of Philorth House, to the west. It became public in 1926. The house burned down in 1915.

The platform is on the west side of the former line. There was a siding at the north end. This was originally a private station for

The station house remains in use as a house and the platform is intact.

Local

Formartine and Buchan Way

Tags

Station halt footpath

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map