No 26 Hill Street

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26 Hill Street, St Helier


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Property name

26 Hill Street

Other names

  • Percy House (1874 almanac)

Location

Hill Street, St Helier

Type of property

Edwardian office building

Valuations

Sold for £320,000 in 2007

Families and businesses associated with the property

Almanac listings

  • 1896: H B East, engraver
  • 1895: Viscount, J A Balleine, J E Pinel, R Dene
  • 1900: Viscount, J A Balleine, J E Pinel, J Jerrom, R J Sohier
  • 1905-1910: Viscount, J A Balleine, C le Sueur, C H Brockenhurst, P J Sohier
  • 1915: C H Brockenhurst, Chemin de Fer de l'Etat, J T Buesnel, A Gruchy
  • 1920-1925: C H Brockenhurst, Chemin de Fer de l'Etat, Picot and Co, A Gruchy
  • 1930: Alex Picot and Co; Chemin de Fer de l'Etat
  • 1935: Alex Picot and Co
  • 1940: Alex Picot and Co, British Law Insurance, Crill and Benest, A F Vasselin
  • 1950-1955: Alex Picot and Co, British Law Insurance, M Veron
  • 1960: Alex Picot and Co, British Law Insurance, Atlas Assurance, London Assurance
  • 1965: Alex Picot and Co
  • 1970: Alex Picot and Co; Lombard Bank
  • 1980: Alex Picot and Co
  • 1990: TSB Trust

Census returns

  • 1861: Harriet Bobbs, 50, public house keeper
  • 1891: George Dene, 23, signwriter; Fanny, 26, dressmaker
  • 1901: Harry Jerram, 45, wine merchant; Grace, 38, Henry, 14

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

This heavily decorated building has a distinctly Edwardian design and adds to the streetscape.

Mid terrace. Originally a two-storey, four-bay Edwardian building, now with a recent top storey addition. Front elevation: painted plain render finish with moulded render decoration, including pilaster window dividers, roundel panels and modillion brackets at eaves level. Windows are single-pane sashes with horns, on the first floor and single fixed pane, with tilt overlights at street level, all are timber. The timber panelled door, with glazed overlight, is reached by a flight of granite steps. The building is fronted by a low render wall with granite copings and iron railings.

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