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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: 1141186



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: 14-Dec-1992

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 62518

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


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

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

National Grid Reference: SV 90055 10504


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