Bel Air, St B

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Bel Air, St Brelade


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This 17th century farmhouse is close to the top of the east side of Mont Les Vaux, St Brelade


Property name

Bel Air

Location

Mont Les Vaux, St Brelade

Type of property

17th century farmhouse adapted for 21st century living but retaining original features

Valuations

Families associated with the property

  • Lesbirel: Shown as owned by J Lesbirel on the Godfray map
  • Voak: Occupied by a Capt Voak in the 1970s

Datestones

None found

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

17th century house with possible earlier origins. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795. Possible fragmentary remains of medieval fireplace. Now a house and attached and detached outbuildings. Set back from road down short drive.

The remainder of the listing is devoted to a lengthy description of minor architectural details.

Old Jersey Houses

As an undeniably 17th century house Bel Air should have been included in the first volume of the book. It made it into the second volume, albeit very briefly:

"The exterior does not suggest age, but within, a typical 17th century house can be discerned. In a bank, pottery, flints and a cannon ball were found.

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