Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for St Mary's

St Mary's.-- chief of the Scilly Islands; is 9 miles in circumference, and contains Hugh Town, the capital of the Scilly Islands. Among the interesting features of the island is Star Castle, an Elizabethan fortress; there are also numerous antiquities.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "chief of the Scilly Islands"   (ADL Feature Type: "islands")
Administrative units: Cornwall AncC
Place: St Marys

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