MHG36128 - Skye, Portree, General


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Skye, Portree, general.

National Archives of Scotland
Loan of plans, including one of the village of Portree.
Letters from James MacKintosh to John MacKenzie, Architect.
He has sent John MacKenzie, the roll of plans, enclosed in a tin case. He asks for an acknowledgement and wishes them returned soon.
Letter Book.
1889 GD 221/129/1/page 430 and 436

Expense laid out by Rt. Hon. Alexander, Lord MacDonald on buildings erecting and erected by him on the Island of Skye under the direction of James Gillespie (Architect) 4th March - 11th October as estimated from the Day Book. Includes 285.3.8 pounds spent on the Prison at Portree.
1800 GD 221/73/1

Skye, Portree, Houses.
Scottish Records Office:
Proposed village houses to be built at Portree. They are intended to accommodate Mr Gillespie's workmen and the plough and cartwright.
Noted in 'Buildings to be erected in Skye in 1803'.
1802 GD 221/73/8

Village houses built at Portree.
Letter from James Gillespie, Architect, to John Campbell, W. S. Included in a list of 'work's formerly begun' and finished this year are 'two excellent village houses' at Portree.
1803 GD 221/91

Harling of village houses.
Included in James Gillespie's accounts is an item for harling houses built in 1803 and 1804.
1813 GD 221/48/1

Expense of building houses at Portree 1802-1803.
Note of cost #280.15.11 1/2
Abstract of entailed improvements 1829. Certified by James Gillespie, Architect.
1829 GD 221/43/42

Expense of building houses at Portree:
1803-1804 #47.14.10 1/2
1804-1805 #289.17.5 1/4
1812-1814 #174.19.4 In 1814 this house was fitted up as a stable for the Inn at a cost of #116.7.4 3/4.
Abstract of entailed improvements certified by James Gillespie.
1829 GD 221/43/42

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Grid reference Centred NG 4840 4349 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG44SE

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