Ville Bree Farm

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Ville Bree Farm, St Martin


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Property name

Ville Bree Farm

Location

Rue de La Ville Bree, St Martin

Type of property

19th century farm

Valuations

Sold for £2,250,000 in 2008 and £1,800,000 in 2013

Families associated with the property

  • Messervy: There is confusion in census returns between Ville Brée and Ville Bree Farm, but the datestone below confirms that the entry for the Messervy family in 1901 relates to this property. Retired farmer John Messervy (1834- ) was living here with his wife Susanne (1838- ). His farmer son John William (1874- ) and daughter Louisa (1872- ) were in a separate household. John William married farmer's daughter Lydia Billot in 1905.

Other farmers shown in the 1901 census at 'Ville Bree' were William Renouf and Charles Billot

Datestones

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

This is a cohesive farm group. The farmhouse is a fine example of an early 19th century building, with later 19th century farm buildings. It retains its proportions and contributes to its rural setting.

U-shaped farm group with west gables to road. Two-storey, five-bay farmhouse with two-storey, three-bay wing to east. To northeast wing extends over throughway to adjoining two-storey outbuildings running east/west to form U-shaped yard. Detached to north is single storey outbuilding with adjoining pigsties.

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