Fleur de la Vallee

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St Ouen:

Fleur de la Vallee


Small rural property, circa 1700 origins.

Property name

Fleur de la Vallee

Other names

None known


Rue du Creux Baillot, St Ouen

Type of property

Country cottage

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

This small rural property, with circa 1700 origins, retains its exterior historic character and contributes to its rural scenic context.

Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Single storey house with rear wing (north) and later extension to west. Main house: 1 storey, 3 bay. Front (south) elevation: slate roof with brick chimneys. Random stone construction with rough stone openings (the west, side window has been enlarged, losing its stone surrounds) and pierre perdu mortar. Gable (east) and rear (north) elevations: clay pantile roof. Random stone construction with stone copings and pierre perdu mortar.

Rear extension (running-north): single storey 2 bay. East elevation: half slate and half brick roof with a north gable with stone copings. Random stone construction with stone and brick openings.

West dower wing: 2 storey 2 bay. Slate roof with an unpainted rendered chimney and a Gothic style gabled dormer with frilly bargeboards intersecting at eaves level. Painted rough render finish. Tripartite (3/3) timber sashes appear original.

Within the interior the only surviving original features visible are 3 beams, 2 of which appear circa 1700, the other appears 19th century. The stone fireplace is a recent fabrication.

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