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Station Hotel, Alness
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QZP40_CARD_0674
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Alness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Rosskeen
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Highland Libraries
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32594
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Alness
station hotel
Station Hotel, Alness

Alness is a town in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland.

Divided by the River Averon, it is in two parishes, Alness in the west and Rosskeen in the east. It existed as a port on the Cromarty Firth by 1690, but really started to grow as a settlement either side of a ferry crossing over the river on the route of the main road built in 1715. In 1810 Telford dramatically improved the quality of the road, and built a bridge over the River Averon.

The Station Hotel was built in 1903 and is distinctive by its elegant corner tower overseeing the High Street.

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Station Hotel, Alness

ROSS: Rosskeen

Alness; station hotel;

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Alness is a town in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland.<br /> <br /> Divided by the River Averon, it is in two parishes, Alness in the west and Rosskeen in the east. It existed as a port on the Cromarty Firth by 1690, but really started to grow as a settlement either side of a ferry crossing over the river on the route of the main road built in 1715. In 1810 Telford dramatically improved the quality of the road, and built a bridge over the River Averon.<br /> <br /> The Station Hotel was built in 1903 and is distinctive by its elegant corner tower overseeing the High Street.