La Rocquaise

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La Rocquaise, St Brelade


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Property name

La Rocquaise

Other names


Route de La Baie, St Brelade

Type of property

Extended 15th century house. One of the oldest in St Brelade's Bay. Now divided into 18 units


  • Sold for £3,150,000 in 2011
  • On offer for £9,950,000 in 2022, reduced from £12 million

Families associated with the property

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

An historic property of circa 15th century origins, with later phases and additions, retaining historic character and features.

Earliest building is a three-bay house, circa 15th century; likely refaced circa 1700, with a two-bay east extension, circa 1700, and a further three bays added to east circa 1800. Arched doorway thought to have been repositioned circa 1700.

Historical association as home of surrealist photographers Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore from 1937.

One of the oldest surviving buildings in the St Brelade's Bay area. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Further 20th/21st century extensions to east and north.

Old Jersey Houses

This is one of the strangest ommissions from both volumes

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