Ladies Walk

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Ladies Walk, St Mary


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Property name

Ladies Walk [1]

Other names

Rectory Farm

Location

Rue de La Grange, St Mary [2]

Type of property

18th century rural house

Valuations

The property sold for £2.3 million in 2015

Families associated with the property

Datestones

  • IMR 1738 SVB - For Jean Mourant and Susanne Vibert [3]whose first child (of four) was baptised in St Mary in 1723. [4]Jean was the son of Nicollas (1658-1725) and Elizabeth, nee Renouf (1672-1730). We have not been able to place this family in any of our Mourant trees. Jean and Susanne do not appear to have had any grandchildren
  • MRR AE32 1809 - An unusual stone recording a Romeril death at the age of 32 in 1809. Baptism and burial records suggest that this may have been Marie Romeril, baptised in 1778 and died in 1809, the daughter of Jean and Marie, nee Monamy

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

This mid-18th century rural house retains original features and its historic proportions and character, particularly to the south elevation. The house emulates the polite architecture of Georgian fashion but with a continuing local character. This building is shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

West gable to road. Two-storey, five-bay house with 20th century two-storey wing running north/south to east.

Notes and references

  1. We have not been able to establish when and why the house acquired this name
  2. Sometimes shown as Rue de l'Eglise
  3. Not Jean Le Bailly and Marguerite Renouf, a clear error in the HER entry
  4. Marriage not found as there is a gap in the registers between circa 1705 and 1730
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