MHG21406 - Station - Allangrange
Allangrange railway station was a station on the single track branch of the Highland Railway. The line connected villages in The Black Isle peninsula to the railway network via a junction at Muir of Ord.
Type and Period (1)
- RAILWAY STATION (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Allangrange railway station was an intermediate station on the single track Muir of Ord-Fortrose ('Black Isle') branch of the former Highland Railway in north east Scotland. The line connected villages in The Black Isle peninsula to the railway network via a junction at Muir of Ord. It opened on 1 February 1894 and closed to regular passenger traffic on 1 October 1951. <1>
The railway cutting is still evident in Croftcunnie / Cotterton Woods to the W of the station. It was a two minute journey from Allangrange to Redcastle. <2>
The station, goods shed and the line of the dismanted railway are visible on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map. Post office also marked as being in Station. <3>
- <1> SHG2009 Text/Publication/Volume: Butt, R V J. 1995. The directory of railway stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present. 15.
- <2> SHG24970 Text/Report: McCullagh, C. 09/2010. Black Isle Heritage Memories: Remembering your Community Avoch, Culbokie and Tore. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. Digital. T30.
- <3> SHG23423 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 25 inch map: Ross-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6091 5187 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/104604 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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