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Waldegrave, St Brelade


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Property name


Other names

  • Villa Waldegrave
  • Waldegrave Villa - shown in the 1901 census, together with Waldegrave


Route de La Haule, St Brelade

Type of property

Mid-19th century coastal house


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Families associated with the property

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A fine example of a mid-19th century detached house, elaborately ornamented, retaining many original features.

Two-storey, four-bay house with entrance wing set back to west, and rusticated stucco wing to east, with crenelated parapet.

Ground floor French windows. Verandah supported on iron columns.

Notes and references

  1. The British Press & Jersey Times Royal Almanac, (1870), 228
  2. His father`s firm, Orange and Briard, had been major 19th century Jersey merchants and shipowners. The 1873 international trade depression leading to banking disasters in Jersey and elsewhere, nearly ruined this firm. They cut the size of their fleet and started using chartered vessels. As a result, they survived the next wave of bank crashes in 1886. Their business required, though, a new staple with which to trade. The discovery by de la Haye of the `Royal Jersey Fluke` led to the birth of the Potato Merchant. Orange and Briard adapted and survived
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