Grande Rue

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Grande Rue, St Mary


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Property name

Grande Rue


Grande Rue, St Mary

Type of property

Small rural house with well


The property was sold for £1.25 million in 2019

Families associated with the property

Census returns

1891 - The Le Moignan family had occupied the farm for some time. This census showed Jean Le Moignan (1815- ) [1] and his wife Marie, nee Le Gresley (1822- ) living there with their grandson John and granddaughter Mary. Grandson John was the father of Stanley Syvret above

1881 - Ten years earlier Jean and Marie were living alone at Grande Rue

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A rural house which displays Jersey’s vernacular tradition in the use of local materials and details. Of particular note is the stone wellhead, circa 18th century, which is a relatively rare survivor. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Rural house, two-storey, three-bay in roughly squared granite; window openings with long-and-short surrounds; doorway in third bay. To the right are two further irregular bays with brick surrounds. Wellhead to south is flat topped structure, round plan rubble wall with pierre perdu render. Opening to north face.

Notes and references

  1. Census showed him as seven years younger
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