POWDER MAGAZINE AND BLAST WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1141187
Date first listed:
14-Dec-1992
Statutory Address:
POWDER MAGAZINE AND BLAST WALLS, THE GARRISON

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
POWDER MAGAZINE AND BLAST WALLS, 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 90036 10636

Details

ST. MARY'S

SV9010 THE GARRISON, Hugh Town 1358-0/8/83 Powder Magazine and blast walls

(Formerly Listed as: THE GARRISON, Hugh Town Rocket House or Magazine)

GV I

Powder magazine and blast walls. Early C17. Coursed granite blocks; steeply-pitched scantled slate roof with roll-moulded stone ridge. Rectangular plan. Segmental-arched entry to magazine and blast walls and ventilation ports to magazine. Interior: vaulted stone roof. Built soon after 1601 as part of Francis Godolphin's plans to fortify the Hugh. A rare example of this type, and an important component of the late C16/17 fort centred around Star Castle (qv). Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SV9003610636

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
62522
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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