Basic Site Details

Name: School and schoolhouse
Town, district or village: Portree
Island: Skye
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Original buildings demolished following construction of new buildings adjacent
Now Portree High School - see separate entry


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 48 April 1875 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 419 May 1885 Journal referenceAdditions
Item 3 of 420 June 1890 Journal referenceAdditions
Item 4 of 4July 1912 Contracts advertisedTechnical Department and additions to Higher Department


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 5Alexander RossArchitectA1875  
Item 2 of 5Alexander RossArchitectB1885 Additions
Item 3 of 5John MackenzieArchitectC1890 Additions
Item 4 of 5Robert John MacbethArchitectD1912 Technical Department and additions to Higher Department
Item 5 of 5R J MacBeth & CompanyArchitectural practiceE1912 Completion of Technical Block following death of R J Macbeth on 7 April 1912


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Builder3 May 1912  Obituary of Macbeth
Item 2 of 6Building News19 July 1912  p xii - contracts open
Item 3 of 6Inverness Advertiser8 April 1875   
Item 4 of 6Inverness Courier19 May 1885   
Item 5 of 6Inverness Courier8 April 1890   
Item 6 of 6Inverness Courier9 July 1912