HUGH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141186

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1992

Statutory Address: HUGH HOUSE, THE GARRISON

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HUGH HOUSE, THE GARRISON

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 90055 10504

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST. MARY'S

SV9010 THE GARRISON, Hugh Town 1358-0/8/79 Hugh House

GV II

Built 1792 as Officer's Mess, now offices. Roughly coursed granite rubble with front above ground floor of granite ashlar; slate-hung side walls; gabled slate roof; granite end stacks. Double-depth plan with central stairhall. 3 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range, the central bays slightly recessed. Ground floor has keyed lintels over horned 3/6-pane sashes; first and second floors have wedge lintels over 6/6-pane sashes. Mid C20 pedimented doorway. Interior: remodelled in C20 but retains C19 panelled doors set in panelled reveals with moulded wood architraves. Built as an Officer's Mess for the Garrison, later became the first residence of Augustus Smith, Lord Proprietor of the Islands, before he moved to Tresco Abbey (q.v.). (P Laws: The Buildings of Scilly: Redruth: 1980-: 10).

Listing NGR: SV9005510504

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 62518

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Laws, P, The Buildings of Scilly, (1980), 10

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