CUSTOM HOUSE STRAND HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141180

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1975

Statutory Address: CUSTOM HOUSE, LOWER STRAND

Statutory Address: STRAND HOUSE, LOWER STRAND

Map

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STRAND HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address: CUSTOM HOUSE, LOWER STRAND

Statutory Address: STRAND HOUSE, LOWER STRAND

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Isles of Scilly (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Mary's

National Grid Reference: SV 90408 10573

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History

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Details

ST. MARY'S

SV9010 LOWER STRAND, Hugh Town 1358-0/8/68 (North side) 12/02/75 Strand House and Custom House

GV II

Two houses, now guest house, custom house and club. Early C19, partly remodelled 1927 by Richardson and Gill for Duchy of Cornwall estate. Coursed granite rubble clad in colourwashed render and stucco; hipped slate roof; rendered ridge stacks. Double-depth plan with 2 rear wings flanking yard. 2 storeys. 3-window first-floor range to Lower Strand has c1986 plastic door and windows. Granite steps with iron railings and gates to further recessed bay on right which has 6/6-pane sash to right of 6-panelled door with glazed upper panels and tripartite fanlight set doorcase with half-columns and capitals to flat hood; right return wall has similar sash. Another recessed bay to right has channelled rustication to ground floor with horned 3/3-pane sash beneath plat band and first floor with rusticated quoins and bracketed cornice over horned 3/3-pane sash. Lean-to to right has 6/6-pane sash to front and, to right return wall, four 6/6-pane sashes to right of round window above Royal Arms and door with side lights. Interior: includes early C19 cornicing and, to first floor of Strand House, moulded architraves to shutters. Richardson and Gill's alterations were consequent to the moving of the custom house from the rear of the Atlantic Hotel (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SV9040810573

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Legacy System number: 62507

Legacy System: LBS

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