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TITLE
Sheriff Courthouse, Somerled Square, Portree
EXTERNAL ID
HC_PLANNING_08_022_1378
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
DATE OF IMAGE
28 May 1982
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
T. Kenneth MacKenzie
SOURCE
The Highland Council Planning Department
ASSET ID
15847
KEYWORDS
Portree Courthouse
Sheriff Court
Sheriff Courthouse, Somerled Square, Portree

The Courthouse in Portree on Skye stands solidly on one corner of Somerled Square, the main civic space in the centre of the village. Built in 1865, it is one of several buildings around the square which were designed by the architectural firm of Matthews and Lawrie.

Somerled Square takes its name from the 12th century warrior chief of the MacDonalds. The layout of the square has been altered several times over the years.

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Sheriff Courthouse, Somerled Square, Portree

INVERNESS: Portree

1980s

Portree Courthouse; Sheriff Court

The Highland Council Planning Department

The Highland Council Planning Dept

The Courthouse in Portree on Skye stands solidly on one corner of Somerled Square, the main civic space in the centre of the village. Built in 1865, it is one of several buildings around the square which were designed by the architectural firm of Matthews and Lawrie.<br /> <br /> Somerled Square takes its name from the 12th century warrior chief of the MacDonalds. The layout of the square has been altered several times over the years.