Historic Jersey buildings
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Mont a l'Abbe House
Grande Route de Mont à l'Abbé, St Helier
Type of property
18th century farm
Mont a l'Abbe House sold for £595,000 in 2003, £865,000 in 2007 and £270,000 in 2009 
Families associated with the property
- ILQ ♥ APD 1745 - For Jean Le Quesne and Ann Poingdestre
- 1798 ILQ ♥ ELR - For Jean Le Quesne, grandson of the above, and Elizabeth Laurens
- 1748 - No initials
Historic Environment Record entry
A fine example of a mid-18th century farmstead with early 19th century alterations.
Exceptionally well proportioned and crafted Georgian main house, with outbuildings and coach house still surviving. Unusual late 19th century dovecote and walled orchard.
Farm group includes a complex of different structures relating to traditional farming in Jersey.
Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.
Farmhouse with adjacent stores and cider press. Returning east parallel to the farmhouse range is a stone wall with south facing glasshouse to one side and small lean-to single storey store to north side. Parallel to the north face is a coachhouse with extension to south east end and detached pigsties to west end. At the west end of the rear yard is an apple crusher. Stone walls with slate roof.
Large walled orchard to south of house. In wall running south from east gable near house are 19th century railings and gate leading on to road. Further along wall facing road a datestone 1748.
Notes and references
- ↑ This last transaction cannot have been an open market price for the whole property