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L'Hopital, St Martin


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Property name



Route de St Catherine, St Martin

Type of property

Cottage used as hospital during the construction of St Catherine's Breakwater. Now a self-catering let.


Sold for £450,000 in 2005

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

This small 19th century cottage has an historical significance associated with the construction of nearby St Catherine's breakwater. It gives a positive contribution to its setting with its scale and proportions.

Early-19th century cottage, converted for use as a hospital circa 1850 to treat workers injured building St Catherine's Breakwater, and as a clinic for the children of the workforce.

Single storey, three-bay cottage. 21st century extension to south and 20th century lean-to to the north. Slate roof with rendered chimney on each gable. THree bays of windows on seaward side.

Ceiling hooks for the hospital hammocks recently survived.

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