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TITLE
The Church of St Columba, Portree
EXTERNAL ID
PAN3_18_AT
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
DATE OF IMAGE
2009
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Andrew Taylor
SOURCE
Andrew Taylor
ASSET ID
20122
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

2000s

churches; Alexander Ross; Flora MacDonald; Isle of Skye

Andrew Taylor

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