Meadow View, St John

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Meadow View, St John


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Property name

Meadow View

Other names

  • September Cottage
  • Barley Cottage
  • Acorn Cottage


Route du Nord, St John

Type of property

18th century farm group divided into four residences


  • 1 Meadow View sold for £1,070,000 in 2003
  • 3 Meadow View sold for £610,000 in 2011
  • September Cottage (No 4) sold for £395,000 in 2014

Families associated with the property

In 1941 son Stanley had taken over the family home and was living with his wife Alice, nee Du Val (1875- ) and his sister Lydia

  • Mourant: And also living here in 1941 were Arthur Francis Mourant (1919- ) and his wife Doris Florence Annie, nee Milon (1917- )


Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Historic farm group with early origins, in an important position near St. John’s Church. The buildings retains their historic proportions and character. The walled path running along the north side of the churchyard originally led from Meadow View before the road was built.

Buildings shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Early 19th century alterations included doubling in plan depth circa 1830. Mid-late 19th century farm range. Principal farm house two-storey, five-bay, with lean-to to west. Range of former outbuildings to rear. East of arched throughway is September Cottage; west of throughway is Barley Cottage; further west is Acorn Cottage.

Meadow View retains its historic plan form. Historic features of interest are the stair with painted, turned balusters, handrail ending in swan neck; and the ground floor room with reconstructed corbelled granite fireplace with timber lintel - one corbel carved.

Outbuildings incorporate a re-used 17th century porch pillar.

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