MHG11831 - Former Ticket Office and Waiting Room at Dornoch Station


Former ticket office and waiting room for Dornoch Light Railway station. Built 1902. Now a commercial premises.

Type and Period (3)

  • WAITING ROOM (In use, 20th Century - 1902 AD to 1960 AD)
  • TAKE-AWAY (In use, 20th Century to 21st Century - 1960 AD? to 2007 AD)
  • BOOKING OFFICE (In use, 20th Century - 1902 AD to 1960 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

(Location cited as NH 798 900). Dornoch Station, built 1902 for the Dornoch Light Rly <1>.

The terminus of the Dornoch branch of the (former) Highland Rly (originally the Dornoch Light Rly). It was opened by the latter company on 2 June 1902 and closed to regular passenger traffic on 13 June 1960 <2>.

Station building stands adj to the road. Wooden, painted pale yellow, Photo - HAW 11/2002

The former station is a simple timber building with piended roof <3>.

This station building was orignially built as a ticket office and waiting room. It is currently used as a chiropractors and is now painted white (previously painted red). The station platform is grassed over and landscaped but still visible. The yard formerly housing the engine sheds now contains a small light industrial estate <4>.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7984 8992 (12m by 18m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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