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TITLE
Elgin Hostel, Portree
EXTERNAL ID
HCD01047
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
DATE OF IMAGE
1950
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12680
KEYWORDS
Portree
hostel
Duke of York
Duchess of York
Elgin Hostel, Portree

The Elgin Hostel in Portree was built to house the boys from outlying areas of Skye, and the islands of North Uist, Eigg, and Soay, who attended Portree High School. The Hostel was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of York on 12 September 1933. The hostel became part of Portree High School, containing offices for Community Education


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Elgin Hostel, Portree

INVERNESS: Portree

1950s

Portree; hostel; Duke of York; Duchess of York

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

The Elgin Hostel in Portree was built to house the boys from outlying areas of Skye, and the islands of North Uist, Eigg, and Soay, who attended Portree High School. The Hostel was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of York on 12 September 1933. The hostel became part of Portree High School, containing offices for Community Education <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>