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TITLE
The Church of St Columba, Portree
EXTERNAL ID
PAN3_18
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
J Nairn
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
20121
KEYWORDS
churches
Alexander Ross
Flora MacDonald
Isle of Skye
The Church of St Columba, Portree

St Columba's Episcopal Church is situated in Park Road, Portree, on the Isle of Skye. It was designed by Alexander Ross in 1884. The three-light west window, by E I Ingram, is a memorial to Flora MacDonald, who helped Prince Charles Edward Stuart escape after the Battle of Culloden in 1746. She was imprisoned in London until 1747and on her release she married Allan MacDonald. In 1774 they emigrated to North Carolina. Five years later she returned to Skye where she died in 1790


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The Church of St Columba, Portree

INVERNESS: Portree

1950s

churches; Alexander Ross; Flora MacDonald; Isle of Skye

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Jimmy Nairn & Son

St Columba's Episcopal Church is situated in Park Road, Portree, on the Isle of Skye. It was designed by Alexander Ross in 1884. The three-light west window, by E I Ingram, is a memorial to Flora MacDonald, who helped Prince Charles Edward Stuart escape after the Battle of Culloden in 1746. She was imprisoned in London until 1747and on her release she married Allan MacDonald. In 1774 they emigrated to North Carolina. Five years later she returned to Skye where she died in 1790 <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.<br />