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Brora Railway Station and Foot Bridge

A Category C Listed Building in East Sutherland and Edderton, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.0128 / 58°0'45"N

Longitude: -3.8525 / 3°51'8"W

OS Eastings: 290644

OS Northings: 904121

OS Grid: NC906041

Mapcode National: GBR J7VK.40F

Mapcode Global: WH4CY.SVPQ

Entry Name: Brora Railway Station and Foot Bridge

Listing Date: 23 July 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330912

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB571

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Clyne

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

Parish: Clyne

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Dated 1895, probably William Roberts, architect. Single
storey, 6-bay, shallow U-plan station building. Tooled
rubble, tooled and polished ashlar dressings. Advanced and
gabled outer bays to platform frontage linked by valenced
canopy supported by fluted and bracketted cast-iron columns.
Outer gabled bays each with mullioned and transomed window
under shaped hoodmould enclosing monogram or datestone.
Transomed windows and tripartites to rear elevation; varied
glazing. Pronounced skewputts; coped wallhead and ridge
stacks; slate roofs with decorative red pottery ridges.
Footbridge; probably also 1895; standard Highland
Railway cast-iron footbridge spanning railway track;
lattice balustrade.

Statement of Interest

Station built for Highland Railway.

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