Heritage body lifts barrier of opposition to residential development of historic Angus railway sheds [The Courier]

Date: 08/01/2021

Heritage chiefs have softened in their opposition to the housing conversion of the oldest original railway station buildings still standing in Scotland.

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Heritage body lifts barrier of opposition to residential development of historic Angus railway sheds

The Courier

The six-house scheme was brought forward after criticism of an earlier proposal for fewer homes on the historic site.

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More than 100 years after closure, Newtyle (Old) station building survives in agricultural use in October 1974. The original Dundee-Newtyle route included three inclined planes which required stationary steam engines to haul the trains uphill. These steep sections were bypassed by three new deviation routes, including the section which led to the closure of Newtyle (Old) and the associated Hatton Incline in 1868. After conversion to a goods station it remained in use until 1964.
Location: Newtyle [1st]
Company: Dundee and Newtyle Railway
/10/1974 Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven)
The Dundee end of the older Newtyle station in 1998 looking north. The approach via the [[Hatton incline]] is behind the camera.
Location: Newtyle [1st]
Company: Dundee and Newtyle Railway
//1998 Ewan Crawford
Newtyle Old station east view. A short length of platform protrudes from the train shed.
Location: Newtyle [1st]
Company: Dundee and Newtyle Railway
//2007 Brian Forbes

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