The Parsonage

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The Parsonage, St Brelade


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Property name

The Parsonage

Other names

Plaisance [1]


Rue du Crocquet, St Aubin

Type of property

19th century townhouse


  • The States of Jersey leased the property for five years from the trustees in 2008 for £19,000 a year. [2]
  • More recently it was offered for sale at £875,000, but had not been sold by 2022

Families associated with the property

  • Robin
  • Talbot: In 1946 the Rev H I Talbot made a claim for damage to the property during the Occupation, estimated at £122

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A fine early-mid 19th century townhouse, one of row of three similar houses.

Retains original features including front door and many original features and fabric inside.

Association with Robin family of merchants. Original owners were Robin, merchants.

This house, one of a group of three, was used as the Parish telephone exchange before the South Exchange was opened at Red Houses.

Set back from pavement behind low wall with railings and small front garden. Two storeys plus attic.

Reputed to contain many features of architectural and historic interest, including much of its woodwork of circa 1830. Stairs typical of period with original mahogany (probably) turned newel at foot and on landing.

Notes and references

  1. Name changed in 1923 when the property was bought as a home for the curates of St Aubin
  2. It is unclear why the States were leasing the property, which had long since ceased to be used for a telephone exchange

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