Sutton Scotney railway station

Sutton Scotney railway station is a disused station which served the village of Sutton Scotney a few miles north of Winchester on the Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway.

Sutton Scotney
Sutton Scotney railway station.jpg
General information
LocationSutton Scotney, Winchester
England
Grid referenceSU465395
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyDidcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway
Pre-groupingDidcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Key dates
4 May 1885 (1885-05-04)Opened
4 August 1942Closed
8 March 1943Re-opened
7 March 1960Closed

FacilitiesEdit

It was the last station to use the standard design station buildings on the southbound platform. As per most stations there was a passing loop and a single siding and the station did see considerable goods traffic from local farms including watercress and pigs.

MapEdit

 
A 1913 Railway Clearing House map showing (right) railways in the vicinity of Sutton Scotney

RoutesEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Barton Stacey
Line and station closed
  Great Western Railway
Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway
  Worthy Down Halt
Line and station closed

ReferencesEdit


Coordinates: 51°09′10″N 1°20′11″W / 51.1529°N 1.3365°W / 51.1529; -1.3365