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Hugh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hugh town, Isles of Scilly

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


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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