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TITLE
Portree Bay
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00354
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
PERIOD
1940s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12077
KEYWORDS
Portree
Meall
Scorrybreac
Feisean nan Gaidheal
Portree Bay

This is a view of Portree Bay. The land on the left is known as Scorrybreac and to the right is Inveralivaig. In the distance, past the entrance to the harbour is the Island of Raasay. The building, Meall House, designed in 1800 by James Gillespie Graham as a jail, was latterly used as the local tourist information office and now houses the Fèisean nan Gàidheal offices. It is situated on the Meall or Lump, a natural promontory which helps create a sheltered harbour. This provided a good area for landing boats, and the village grew up from this


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Portree Bay

INVERNESS: Portree

1940s

Portree; Meall; Scorrybreac; Feisean nan Gaidheal

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

This is a view of Portree Bay. The land on the left is known as Scorrybreac and to the right is Inveralivaig. In the distance, past the entrance to the harbour is the Island of Raasay. The building, Meall House, designed in 1800 by James Gillespie Graham as a jail, was latterly used as the local tourist information office and now houses the Fèisean nan Gàidheal offices. It is situated on the Meall or Lump, a natural promontory which helps create a sheltered harbour. This provided a good area for landing boats, and the village grew up from this <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a><br />