Philorth Halt

Location type

Station


Names and dates

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

Opened on the Formartine and Buchan Railway.

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


Description

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

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 Philorth House, to the west. It became public in 1926. The house burned down in 1915.

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