Norman House, Grouville

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Norman House, Grouville


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Property name

Norman House


Grande Route des Sablons, Grouville

Type of property

19th century country house


A transaction for £3 million, described as a gift, is on record in 2021

Families associated with the property

  • Briard: In 1941 Philip William Clarence Briard (1892- ), his wife Amanda Florence, née Falle (1891- ) and their daughter Yvonne Amanda (1922- ) were living here
  • Pirouet
  • Norman: It is likely that the house was given its present name because it was owned by the Norman family, but this connection has not been identified


Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

An early 19th century Jersey house retaining historic character and original features, with good quality stonework. Five-bay, two-storey house with two-bay single storey wing on the east side and three-bay single storey extension on the west.

Central doorway with datestone above.

Notes and references

  1. It is unusual to have a dated stone with a single set of initials and a heart, and no obvious gap left to add a wife's name
  2. There is no obvious explanation why a 17th century stone should be found at a house built in the early 19th, and not known to have earlier origins. Although we have shown a link from Bernabey to a Grouville Pirouet tree, we are not certain that he belongs there. It is likely, however, that he was the son of Francois Pirouet and Elizabeth, grandson of another Bernabey and Susanne
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