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Lower Town, Isles of Scilly

Lower Town
Lower Town is located in Isles of Scilly
Lower Town
Lower Town
 Lower Town shown within Isles of Scilly
OS grid reference
Unitary authority Isles of Scilly
Ceremonial county Cornwall
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district TR25
Dialling code 01720
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Isles of Scilly
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament St Ives
List of places

Lower Town is the westernmost settlement on the island of St Martin's, Isles of Scilly.[1] The town hosted the only hotel on the island, St Martin's On The Isle, which closed in 2013, as well as the only pub The Seven Stones. The landlord, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, gave permission for the hotel to be built in 1987, and the business opened in May 1989 and operated for nearly 25 years before closing in 2013.

In June 2014, an agent was appointed to market the hotel with planning permission approved for the construction of four new 2-bedroom apartments within the grounds. In addition, consent has been granted for the conversion of the existing hotel to provide six 2-bedroom apartments, five 3-bedroom apartments and four 4-bedroom apartments providing a total of 19 apartments. The existing planning assumes the loss of the first floor restaurant together with the staff accommodation block. The Brasserie will remain within this scheme, with some improvement. [2]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 203 Land's End ISBN 978-0-319-23148-7
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