Marais Farm, Grouville

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Marais Farm, Grouville


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Property name

Marais Farm

Other names

Le Marais

Location

Rue des Marais

Type of property

Farm with 17th century origins. Unusual three storey main farmhouse

Valuations

No recent transactions

Families associated with the property

  • Bowman: In 1941 Percy Alexander Bowman (1860- ) and his wife Dorothy Susan, nee Picot (1886- ) were living here

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Farmstead of early origins, retaining evidence from at least 17-19th century. A building is shown on this site on the Richmond Map of 1795.

This row of houses forms a cohesive group showing the architectural development over the centuries. Each retains its proportions, character and historic features. The earlier house displays Jersey’s vernacular tradition in the use of local materials and details, including a round arch doorway. The later house emulates Georgian fashion but with a continuing local character.

Farm group comprising 19th century three-storey five -bay house with 17th century two-storey three bay house to east. To east and west further two-storey wings returning south. East wing connected to 17th century in 20th century.

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