La Garenne

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La Garenne, Trinity


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Property name

La Garenne

Other names

  • La Retraite
  • La Garenne Farm


Rue de La Garenne, Trinity

Type of property

Mid-18th century farm now divided into different residential units


There have been a number of sales of parts of this property during the 21st century:

  • 2 La Garenne sold for £465,000 in 2003
  • La Garenne Farm sold for £1,380,000 in 2007, £1,480,000 the following year and £1,985,000 in 2021
  • La Garenne Cottage sold for £685,000 in 2008
  • August Cottage, 3 La Garenne, sold for £600,000 in 2011 and £595,000 in 2018
  • La Garenne Cottage sold for £194,374 in 2018

Families associated with the property

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Mid-18th century farmstead, with earlier remains, retaining historic character and features. Historic farmstead with early origins circa 1600s, with additions from the mid-18th century onwards. Incorporates a pair of rare 17th century porch pillars. There is a stone inscribed 'DB SL-' which represents Daniel Bisson and Susanne Le Breton. It was originally a porch post but now used as a gate post. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795. Restored 2 storey, 7 bay farmhouse range, comprising 5 bay house (2 La Garenne Cottage) and further 2 bay house (La Garenne Cottage). Pitched slate roof with rendered chimneys and dormers. Front (south) elevation: coursed granite blocks, dressed granite surrounds to openings and large granite lintels, except to western 5 windows of first floor which are brick. Timber casement windows to 5 bay house; timber sashes to 2 bay cottage, 6 pane (3/3) with margin lights. Upper floor with unusual rows of pigeonnier holes. Rare porch pillars incorporated into rear as column and gate post.

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