Les Fontaines, St S

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Les Fontaines, St Saviour


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Property name

Les Fontaines


Mont Sohier, St Saviour

Type of property

Country house dating from the 1500s


No recent transactions

Families associated with the property

For such an important property, remarkably little is known about who lived here. We are investigating census returns and property transactions


Despite the age of the property and the various stages of building there are no datestones recorded

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

An important 16th/17th century rural house with a good survival of original features and character.

The tourelle appears to have been added in 17th century at time when property was extended from the original three bays. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

House developed in three sections, three plus two bays, with extension/wing to the west, all two-storey; various farm buildings.

Old Jersey Houses

The entry in Volume One gives no clue to the very early origins of this property and only mentions a number of architectural features, including the arch:

"Here is a most unusual arch. It is more flattened, in the Tudor style, than most arches, and it has a discontinued second row of vourroirs. One cannot imagine why this was done"

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