East Lynne, Grouville

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East Lynne, Grouville


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Property name

East Lynne

Location

Grande Route des Sablons, Grouville

Other names

East Lynn, as shown in 1901 census

Type of property

Mid-19th century house

Valuations

Sold for £672,000 in 2004 and £690,000 in 2007

Families associated with the property

In the Occupation Wilfred, a States Deputy and known as Bill, lived here and co-ordinated escapes from the island by young men and women. Also living with him were brother Charles, sister, Clarice, their nephew John Robert Bertram (1923-2005) and Gladys Louise Blampied, nee Vibert (1882- )

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Mid-19th century property maintaining some original exterior and interior features. East Lynne, together with the neighbouring Bellair, is significant for the role it played during the German Occupation. The farms became known as the 'Fauvic Embarkation Point' as it was the main place from which Islanders attempted to escape. Three-bay, two-storey detached house with single storey extension/outbuilding on the west side.

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