Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

Skye, Portree, Bank Street, Old Parish Church

Church (19th Century)

Site Name Skye, Portree, Bank Street, Old Parish Church

Classification Church (19th Century)

Canmore ID 99360

Site Number NG44SE 35

NGR NG 48297 43510

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2022.

Toggle Aerial | View on large map


Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Portree
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Architecture Notes

NG44SE 35 48297 43510

For (successor and present) Portree, Somerled Square, Parish Church (NG 4825 4365), see NG44SE 45.


Scottish Records Office:

Proposed Church to be built at Portree.

Letter from James Gillespie, Architect, to John Campbell, W. S.

He returns the plans and specification and says he would be regretful if Lord Macdonald changed them because Portree is the principal site in Skye for a Church.

1817 GD 221/73/117

Report on the Church at Portree.

The Church was completed in 1821. It is a good building but the inside is ill fitted.

Report on Lord Macdonald's Estate in Skye.

1829 GD 221/121

Proposal to build a Church and Manse.

Letter from James Gillespie, Architect, to John Campbell W. S.

He will transmit plans once he has learned the views of the Heritors.

1802 GD 221/13/5

Repair of the Church at Portree.

Lord Macdonald's proportion of the cost amounts to #67.16.7

1859 GD 221/26

Repairs to the Church and Manse at Portree.Note of Lord Macdonald's proportion of the coast.

It amounts to #16.18.3 1/2

1861 GD 221/26


MyCanmore Image Contributions

Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions