The Guernsey Farmhouse

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The Guernsey Farmhouse

The Guernsey Farmhouse, published by Thomas De La Rue and Company for the Guernsey Society in 1963, outlines the development of farmhouses in Guernsey, packed with details of their history, plans and photographs. Contributors included many leading members of the Society: Prof EB Moullin, Prof HJ Fleure, TF Priaulx, RWJ Payne, PJ Girard, SM Henry, C Dorey, AH Ewen, JE Moullin.

Table of Contents

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER ONE - Historical Background
  • CHAPTER TWO - Evolution of the Guernsey Farmhouse
    • Clay Mortar
    • Guernsey Arch
    • House Plans
    • The Kitchen
    • Windows
    • Roof Construction
  • CHAPTER SEVEN - Some Aspects of Farmhouse Life
    • Cider-making
    • Vraic gathering
    • Marriage making
    • La Grande Charrue
    • Inventory of a Farmstead - 1770
  • GLOSSARY of Patois and French words
  • INDEX
  • MAP OF GUERNSEY
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