Haut de la Rue
Route de Vinchelez St Ouen
Type of property
Vernacular rural cottage.
Historic Environment Record entry
Vernacular rural cottage with circa 1600 origins, retaining historic character and features, with later alterations and 19th century stable block. Evidence of early origins in the re-used stone around windows, the base stones of the original entrance now used as a window, plus the fireplace stones protruding on the west gable.
Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.
Stable block circa 1890 Main house with rear outshot and stable block to west. Main house: single storey, 7 bay. Front (east) elevation: slate roof with brick chimneys. Random stone construction with rough stone openings reusing some earlier stone; original entrance in second bay from south gable, present entrance in fifth bay from south gable with modern timber enclosure. Gable (south) elevation: a pair of counterpoise stones projecting from wall at low level. Gable (north) elevation: blocked up windows at attic level.
The garden is enclosed behind a low wall of rusticated granite, gate and granite pillars. The stable block has a slate roof, random stone construction.