La Croix, St O

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La Croix, St Ouen


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Property name

La Croix

Other names

  • La Croix Farm

Location

Rue de la Croix, St Ouen

Type of property

Ornate Victorian rural house

Valuations

  • A one-third share in La Croix Farm, including cottages, was sold for £600,000 in 2020

Families associated with the property

  • Romeril: George Harold Romeril, farming here in 1940, applied for the postponement of military service of his farm labourer, Edward Michel, who was also living at the property. In 1941 George Harold Romeril (1896- ) was living here with his wife, Lilian Maud, née Gresille (1898- ) and their children Margaret Lilian, Joan Maud and George Philip. The property was still in Romeril family ownership in 2021

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A very ornate and fine late Victorian house with high quality original features. Main house with rear, north extensions, west wing, east stables and outbuildings and rear, north pigsties/outbuilding.

Main house: two-storey three-bay, the centre bay of which is a three-storey turreted entrance.

Openings are highly decorated renaissance-style fired terracotta segments some of which are arched and paired, and others form canted bays on dwarf-walls. The terracotta segments that compose the openings are also found in West Park Avenue and Dicq Road, among other locations. They appear to have been imported in the late 19th century and were probably made by Jennings and Co, of Poole.

Original late 19th century sash windows and original door with stained-glass detail.

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