Basic Site Details

Name: Elgin Hostel for Boys
Town, district or village: Portree
Island: Skye
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hostel  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119311933  

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1James Grant ShearerArchitect 19311933 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Carnegie Trust 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp546

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1930/22/1
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Grant Shearer: L no5519 (combined box 85) and F no4072 (box 32)