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Latitude: 49.9142 / 49°54'51"N
Longitude: -6.319 / 6°19'8"W
OS Eastings: 90055
OS Northings: 10504
OS Grid: SV900105
Mapcode National: GBR BXSX.8DG
Mapcode Global: VGYC4.FF73
Entry Name: Hugh House
Listing Date: 14 December 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141186
English Heritage Legacy ID: 62518
Location: St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21
County: Isles of Scilly
Civil Parish: St. Mary's
Built-Up Area: Hugh town
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Isles of Scilly
Church of England Diocese: Truro
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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