Hugh Town

Hugh Town is the largest settlement on the and its administrative centre. The town is situated on the island of , the largest and most populous island in the archipelago, and is located on a narrow isthmus which joins the peninsula known as the Garrison with the rest of the island.

Notable Places in the Area

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is a Grade II listed structure on now used as a camera obscura. Photo: Bob Embleton, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a parish church in the Church of England located in Hugh Town, , . Photo: Andrewrabbott, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated in Harbour, and has been an important station for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution since the service began in 1837, however without a service between 1855 and 1874. Photo: Tony Atkin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a fortress on , , built in 1593 by Robert Adams, Surveyor of the Royal Works and Francis Godolphin, Captain of the Scilly Isles, during the "Spanish invasion scare."… Photo: David Lally, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a coastal settlement on the island of in the , . Photo: John Rostron, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a minor hill with a small settlement, on the island of in the , .

is a village on in the located southeast of Hugh Town. Photo: Matteosoldati, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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