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Fearn, Railway Station

Railway Station (19th Century)

Site Name Fearn, Railway Station

Classification Railway Station (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mid Fearn Station; Fearn Station; Hill Of Fearn

Canmore ID 15271

Site Number NH87NW 6

NGR NH 81530 78239

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Fearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH87NW 6 81530 78239

Fearn Station [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, July 2009.

See also:

NH87NW 30 NH 81577 78264 1 Station Cottages

NH87NW 35 NH 81574 78253 2 Station Cottages

NH87NW 40 NH 81539 78289 Road overbridge (at N end of station)

(Location cited as NH 814 782). Fearn Station, opened 1865 by the Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Rly. Formerly a 2-platform through station, now reduced to a single platform. The up-platform building is similar to that at Alness, but slighly smaller. At the North end is a neat elliptical-arched overbridge. Alness (NH 660 694), Bonar Bridge (NH 600 904) and Meikle Ferry (NH 748 884) have similar buildings.

J R Hume 1977.

This intermediate station on the Inverness - Wick and Thurso ('Far North') line of the former Highland Rly was opened (by the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Rly) on 1 October 1864. It remains in regular use by passenger traffic.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 July 2009.

R V J Butt 1995.

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