Interpretation: a substantial military building, originally the officers mess. Almost completely extant in its original form, with historic joinery etc. Veranda is interesting, could be a replacement for a timber structure.
Historical context: Originally officers mess hall.
Significance comments: Highly complete military building with mcuh potential for standing building archaeology. internal paint finishes are likely. Almost complete original joinery. Interesting veranda. Important part of Jamestown landscape.
Latest inspection date: 8/29/2011
Inspected by: BMJ
Interior inspected: No
Inspected for: HER Creation
Type: Administrative Building
Sub type: Military ancillary structure Sub type 2: None
Main period: Crown Colony
Period 2: None Period 3: None
Period 4: None Period 5: None
Days work to stabilse: 50
Condition comment: Roof and drainage require work. Ground floor verandah needs investigation to determine corrosion within concrete. Any reuse will require very careful consideration of internal joinery and finishes which should be retained.
Feasible to occupy: Yes
Accessibility: Easily Accessible
None: No Tourist attraction: Yes Tourist accommodation: Yes Dwelling: Yes Public amenity: Yes Commercial: Yes Administrative: Yes Agricultural: No
Associated finds: None
Additional information: None
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