Ker Anna House

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Ker Anna House, St Brelade


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Property name

Ker Anna House

Other names

  • Ker Anna Cottage
  • Ker Anna Farm


Off Rue du Crocquet, St Aubin

Type of property

House with 16th century origins between High Street and Mont de la Rocque


The property was sold for £1.5 million in 2010 and £2,730,000 in 2020


PS ♥ CI 1732 - this stone has not been interpreted

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A fine example of a multi-phase house with 16th century origins, datestone commemorating 1732 refronting, containing many features of architectural and historic interest on both exterior and interior, including original 16th century roof structure.

Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795. A multi-phase structure, oldest parts possibly Elizabethan, with evidence of 16th century fabric and features.

House refronted in 1732, also date of front and back doorways and upstairs windows. Ground floor windows are older and chamfered.

Attached house, two ranges. Southwest range 19th century, two-storey, three-bay. Pantile roof, render walls. Render end stacks.

Ground floor has two doors: To left, six-panel with geometrical overlight; to right, a plank side door with overlight and small window over.

Attached on southwest corner to 19th century building. Two storeys plus attice. Pantile roof, granite walls and quoins. Four doors on ground floor.

French doors in chamfered granite surrounds, to left a glazed/panelled door with datestone in lintel with heart between. Contains virtually complete original (16th century?) roof structure of collar and tie beam design, oak common rafters pegged to continuous purlins and ridge plate set diagonally; good beams throughout, hall on the left has a doorway in the fireplace for a back oven, stair intruding into hall and turning tightly like a tourelle, back door likely entrance to a tourelle - same pattern seen in other St Aubin houses and post-1650 houses of Alderney.

Old Jersey Houses

Despite its suggested 16th century origins, the property is not included in either volume

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