First Tower House

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First Tower House, St Helier


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Property name

First Tower House

Other names

  • First Tower Inn
  • First Tower Cottage


Route de St Aubin, First Tower

Type of property

House and cottage, formerly a public house


First Tower House sold for £645,000 in 2009

Families associated with the property

  • Toneri: Publican in 1891

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

The late 19th century house and cottage to the rear form an attractive ensemble, retaining exterior historic character and making a positive contribution to the scenic value of the First Tower area.

House - originally First Tower Inn, circa 1889. Cottage - possibly built as fishermen's cottages late 19th century. Used as a hotel/inn either immediately or soon after construction - operated as either a hotel or public house for over 110 years. First appears in the 1889 rates list. The 1891 census states that the First Tower Hotel was owned by Peter Toneri (publican and harness maker)

Three-bay, two-storey house with adjoining three-bay, two-storey cottage to rear.

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