Basic Site Details

Name: Thornton Junction Railway Station
Town, district or village: Thornton
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Railway station  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 412 July 1856 Advertisement for tendersStation agent's and porters' houses
Item 2 of 41863 Advertisement for tendersStation buildings - ticket office, waiting rooms, refreshment rooms etc
Item 3 of 427 May 1932 Advertisement for tendersLocomotive shed, west end of Thornton
Item 4 of 426 December 1952 *  Reconstruction of marshalling yard; estimated cost 750,000

* earliest date known from documented sources.


People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4Andrew Heiton (junior)Architect 1856 Station agent's and porters' houses
Item 2 of 4___ BarrieEngineer 1863 Station buildings - ticket office, waiting rooms, refreshment rooms etc
Item 3 of 4A FraserArchitect, Engineer 1932 Locomotive shed, west end of Thornton
Item 4 of 4British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)Architectural Department (New Towns etc) 26 December 1952 * Reconstruction of marshalling yard

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh, Perth & Dundee Railway Co. 
Item 2 of 2North British Railway Company 

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder27 May 1932  p951
Item 2 of 4Builder26 December 1952  p957
Item 3 of 4North British Advertiser12 July 1856   
Item 4 of 4North British Advertiser5 September 1863