La Bachauderie

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La Bachauderie, St Martin


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Property name

La Bachauderie

Other names

La Bachauderie Cottage


Rue de la Bachauderie, St Martin

Families associated with the property

  • de Quetteville: In the 1851 census, Francois de Quetteville, aged 46, was farming 9 acres, being about 23 vergées here, with his wife, Mary [Nicolle], aged 44, their daughter Mary J., aged 4 and mother-in-law, Jane Elizabeth Nicolle, a widow aged 74. Sadly, Francis and Mary`s daughter, Mary J., was their only child, who never married, so the property later changed hands

Type of property

17th century farmhouse


  • The property sold for £2,050,000 in 2014, according to one listing, and for £1,825,000 according to another
  • La Bachauderie Cottage sold for £450,000 in 2005

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A rare example of an original 17th century façade with the group as a whole contributing to the rural roadside setting. The house has been greatly developed and extended.

A building is shown on this site on the Richmond Map of 1795. Its origins are late 17th century.

Original farmhouse (two-storey, five-bay) with rear wing to northeast. 20th century extension. Pigsties further east. Single storey outbuildings in L-shape to southwest.

The stable block retains some timber stalls and brick paviours.

Old Jersey Houses

This secluded house near Carrefour au Clerq was dated to 1668 by early 20th century historian Edmund Toulmin Nicolle but this date could not be confirmed by Joan Stevens, who mentions it in the first volume.

The bench beside the hearth which Nicolle discovered has long since disappeared, along with a bread rack.

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