Hamptonne, St Peter

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Hamptonne, St Peter


Not to be confused with the historic property of the same name in St Lawrence

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Property name


Other names

  • Hamptonne House
  • East Hamptonne
  • The Coach House
  • The Lodge
  • La Cachette
  • Hamptonne Farm


Rue de La Hague, St Peter

Type of property

Early 18th century house and outbuildings divided into separate residential units

Families associated with the property

  • Hamptonne
  • Le Couteur: Hamptonne was purchased by Philippe Le Couteur (1724- ) in 1759. His son Philippe Le Couteur (1757- ) marrried Elizabeth de Carteret (1763- ) of Vinchelez de Bas, and that property was eventually inherited by Harriet Elizabeth Le Couteur (1844- ) from the De Carterets in 1875. In 1901 she was widowed and living here with her sons Lionel (1867- ) and Henry (1874- ), and daughter Anna Hyne (1865- ) and her children Donale (1889- ), Madeline (1890- ) and Lionel (1892- )
  • Le Marquand: The adjoining Hamptonne Farm was occupied in 1901 by farmer Winter Philip Le Marquand (1872- ) and his wife Alice Mary, nee Poignand (1870- ). They had a one year old daughter Agnes and two domestic servants
  • Le Sueur
  • Moore: Owned by Senator Kristina Moore and her husband in 2020. The Senator lists 'East Hamptonne, The Coach House, The Lodge and La Cachette, all adjacent to our home in St Peter, along with fields 624, 623, 622, 621, 620, 619, 567A, 567, 566, 565' in her States of Jersey declaration of members' interests


  • 1722


There is a 1627 record of a bail à fin d'Héritage between Jeanne Hamptonne daughter of Nichollas of the first party and Simon Le Sebirell of the second party, recording the lease in perpetuity of a piece of land in St Peter, Fief du Roi for the sum of 1 comblé cabot of wheat of rente.

Jersey Heritage also holds two copies of a bail à fin d'Héritage between Symon Le Sebriel and Raulin Hamptonne recording the lease in perpetuity from of two small côtils in St Peter, Fief du Roi for the sum of 4 cabots of wheat, 1 cabot of mixed grain and 2 chickens of rente.

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

An imposing house of early 18th century origins, with some older fabric, retaining historic details of different periods - including fine stonework and a decorated 19th century gutter. On site of older property and reusing earlier stonework.

The original house was built by a branch of the Hamptonne family Hamptonne, St Lawrence in the late 16th century. John McCormack's Channel Island Houses records an oak upper kings post roof and notes reused stonework from a medieval fireplace in the basement and chamfered windows on the rear wall.

The lintel above the front door is dated 1722, with a shield enclosing the Hamptonne family arms. The former stables include a 1736 datestone, and the house is virtually the same plan as the St Aubin's Hotel Apartments, built circa 1737).

The house was altered in the later 19th century and 20th century. The cottage/store to the rear is of early-mid 19th century origins.

Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Five-bay, two-storey house with attic and basement (three-storey to rear elevation); with two-storey, three-bay cottage. Later wings, outbuildings and altered single storey outbuilding.

Old Jersey Houses

Hamptonne stands on a site where a house was built by the Hamptonne family in about 1550. A lintel above the front door of the present property is dated 1722, but it may have been brought to the property from elsewhere, because the author suggests that the house is not this old.

However, it cannot be much younger because in 1759 it was sold to Philippe Le Couteur, and it was inherited by his great-granddaughter, who married Philippe Le Sueur. Their son inherited the property and sold it.

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