No 29 Hill Street

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29 Hill Street, St Helier


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Property name

29 Hill Street

Other names

The property crossed the block to No 18 Queen Street

Location

Hill Street, St Helier

Type of property

Town shop and offices

Valuations

No recent transactions

Families and businesses associated with the property

  • Benest: In his 1912 will, William Le Bas Benest, the founder of Benest's of Millbrook bequeathed to his son, Horton William Benest, 29 Hill Street and other properties in St Helier, which he had inherited from his brother George Philip.
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Almanac listings

  • 1886: Benest's Furniture Repository
  • 1895-1905: George Benest
  • 1910-1940: G Le B Benest, cousin
  • 1955: Eagle Star Insurance, P Hopkinson, Hospital Saturday Fund, A J Pepprell, CI Estates, M Fallon, B R Hotchkiss
  • 1965-1970: Hospital Fund, A J Pepprell, States Supervisory Committee, Channel Airways Holidays, Le Sueur and Baker
  • 1980: Airways Holidays, Le Sueur and Baker
  • 1990: C Le Masurier, Le Sueur and Baker, A & C Computers

Census returns

  • 1851: Joseph Strong, 59, broker; Mary Ann, 44, Elizabeth and Maria. Philip Godfray, 51, merchant banker, Henrietta, 46; Edward, 25, merchant; Philip, 19, clerk; Amelia, 5

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Part of a row of Edwardian commercial properties, of streetscape value.

Early 1900s; Edwardian style render details.

Mid-terrace, three-storey, three-bay. Front elevation: roof sits behind a parapet. Painted plain render finish with raised shouldered, eared window hoods. There is a parapet moulding, all is framed between plain render pilasters. At street level is a timber shopfront. The upper floors have 12 pane timber sashes with horns, the middle first floor window is tripartite in matching detailing.

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