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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1141180



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


District: Isles of Scilly

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Mary's

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 62507

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


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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National Grid Reference: SV 90408 10573


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