Vale View

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Vale View, Trinity


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Property name

Vale View


Profonde Rue, Trinity

Type of property

Three-bay country house built in four months in 1837


Sold for £495,000 in 2016

Families associated with the property

  • Herivel: Vale View was built in the first year of the reign of Queen Victoria - constructed for Jean Pierre Herivel between September 1837 and the end of December 1837
  • Pirouet: The property was in the Pirouet family for 100 years between 1905 and 2005. In 1941 George Lempriere Pirouet (1887- ) and his wife May, nee Renouf (1893- ) were living here
  • Du Feu: The property was inherited by Ken Du Feu in 2005 and sold in 2016

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

1837 house which retains its historic character and many of its original features.

A well preserved example of a three-bay country house of the period which largely retains its authentic fabric, plan form and interior features - most notably its joinery. Noteworthy elements include unusual 16-pane sash windows, a mahogany staircase with stick balusters, panelled doors and moulded chimney pieces with integral flanking cupboards.

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