Historic Jersey buildings
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Rue de La Ville Bree, St Martin
Type of property
Thatched 18th century house
- 1749 - no initials
- 1989 - no initials, date of rethatching
Families associated with the property
- Robins: In 1941 Snowdon Francis Robins (1894- ) was living here with his wife Janet Dora, nee Renouf (1899- ) and their daughters Betty Florence (1928- ), Kathleen Janet, Irene and Mary Janet
Historic Environment Record entry
Mid-18th century with earlier origins. A rare example of a thatched building on Jersey with the original roof timbers. Interior includes corbelled fireplaces which are significant historic features.
The north-west section is the earliest building which possibly dates from the 17th century. Re-thatched in 1989. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.
Cottage (two-storey, five-bay), projecting south is two-storey wing. Detached single storey converted outbuildings running parallel, to west. Detached single storey outbuilding to north.