MHG2336 - Bilbster Station


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Type and Period (1)

  • RAILWAY STATION (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Bilbster Station, opened in 1874 on the Sutherland and Caithness Railway.

The station opened on 28 July 1874.
The Scotsman. 27 July 1874

The station buildings were destroyed by fire on 16 September 1877.
Aberdeen Journal. 17 September 1877

It was one of a number of smaller stations on the Far North Line which were closed in 1960. <1>

Railway station and cottages (ND 2868 5421). Still in occupation.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995.

Two roofed buildings are marked as 'Station (disused)' on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1994).
Information from RCAHMS (FO) 10 May 1996

NOTE: The corresponding record on Canmore is incorrect, the details having clearly been taken for a different station entirely.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2872 5417 (147m by 124m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND25SE
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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