Basic Site Details

Name: Sleat Parish Church
Town, district or village: Sleat
Island: Skye
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Monument signed 'Macdonald died in Rome. In his 'Tour to the Hebrides' Boswell records that the monument was made in Rome.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kilmore ChurchYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Church  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31768 Build/constructionMonument to Sir James Macdonald
Item 2 of 31875  Design - church executed by John Mackenzie of Isleornsay, 1877
Item 3 of 33 May 1877 Journal referenceTenders invited


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5James ByresArchitectC1768 Monument to Sir James Macdonald who died in Rome in 1766.
Item 2 of 5Charles ReidArchitectA1875 Design - church executed by John Mackenzie of Isleornsay, 1877
Item 3 of 5James Maitland WardropArchitectA1875 Design - church executed by John Mackenzie of Isleornsay, 1877
Item 4 of 5Wardrop & ReidArchitectural practiceA1875 Design - church executed by John Mackenzie of Isleornsay, 1877
Item 5 of 5John MackenzieArchitectB1877 Executed design by Wardrop & Reid


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Boswell, James Tour to the Hebrides   
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp540

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Inverness Courier3 May 1877   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13979 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and deposits GD 221