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TITLE
Portree Harbour
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00035_AT
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
DATE OF IMAGE
2009
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Andrew Taylor
SOURCE
Andrew Taylor
ASSET ID
11760
KEYWORDS
Portree
harbour
Portree Harbour

The harbour was designed by the famous engineer Thomas Telford between 1818 and 1820. Portree grew rapidly thereafter to become the main village in Skye. Portree was originally called Kiltaraglen, but renamed to commemorate the visit of King James V of Scotland in 1540. The row of houses fronting the shore is Beaumont Crescent, a terrace of eight houses built in1839

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Portree Harbour

INVERNESS: Portree

2000s

Portree; harbour

Andrew Taylor

The harbour was designed by the famous engineer Thomas Telford between 1818 and 1820. Portree grew rapidly thereafter to become the main village in Skye. Portree was originally called Kiltaraglen, but renamed to commemorate the visit of King James V of Scotland in 1540. The row of houses fronting the shore is Beaumont Crescent, a terrace of eight houses built in1839