Piece Mauger

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Piece Mauger, Trinity


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Property name

Piece Mauger

Other names

  • Piece Mauger Cottage
  • Piece de Mauger - as shown in the 1901 census

Location

Rue de La Piece Mauger, Trinity

Type of property

Two-storey 18th century country house and outbuildings, built in 1728 on land purchased in 1726

Valuations

  • A cottage on the west of the property was sold for £415,000 in 2013
  • Piece Mauger was sold for £625,000 in 2017
  • Piece Mauger Cottage was sold for £345,000 in 2018

Families associated with the property

Datestones

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Two-storey, five-bay house. Roughly squared granite with slate roof. Large box dormer on entire length of roof. Good range of earlier outbuildings. Farmstead shown on the 1935 ordnance survey map. [2] Regular courtyard plan.

Notes and references

  1. HER wrongly states that this and the next stone record the marriage of Thomas and Marie - a lingering reference to 'marriage stones', all of which were supposed to be corrected in their database. This statement illustrates just how misleading it is to refer to datestones as marriage stones, or to indicate that they commemorate marriages. Stones with dates 14 years apart could hardly both record the couple's marriage. Thomas and Marie were married in 1752. The first stone probably records work being undertaken on the house before their marriage in December the following year and the next stone probably records further work on the property
  2. This description suggests that the house is relatively young, but it undoubtedly has 18th century origins
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