MHG22410 - Muir of Ord, Station
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Type and Period (2)
- RAILWAY STATION (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- SIGNAL BOX (Undated)
- None recorded
NH55SW 61.00 5273 5015
NH55SW 61.01 5273 5032 Signal Box
Built 1894 by the Highland Rly. A 2-platform through station, formerly with 2-bay platforms. The offices are on the down platform, in a 1-storey harled building, with full-length awnings with glazed sidescrenns. There is a small goods yard with a wooden goods shed and a post crane, by Butters Bros, Glasgow, with a lattice jib. J R Hume 1977.
This intermediate station on the 'far North' line of the Highland Rly. was opened on 11 June 1862 by Inverness and Ross-shire Rly; it closed to regular passenger traffic on 13 June 1960 and was re-opened on 4 October 1976. From 1 February 1894 it was the junction station for Fortrose ('Black Isle') branch of Highland Rly., which closed to passengers on 1 October 1951 and completely on 13 June 1960.
H A Vallance 1985; R V J Butt 1995.
- --- 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. 165.
- --- SHG2332 Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 298.
- --- SHG2902 Text/Publication/Volume: Vallance, H A. 1985. The Highland railway. 4th, extd. 45, 188.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5273 5015 (13m by 22m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/107836 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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