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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.

Name: POWDER MAGAZINE AND BLAST WALLS

List entry Number: 1141187

Location

POWDER MAGAZINE AND BLAST WALLS, THE GARRISON

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Isles of ScillyUnitary AuthoritySt. Mary's

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

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: 62522

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SV 90036 10636

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