No 45 Bath Street

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45 Bath Street, St Helier


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1965 - the newspaper celebrated its 75th anniversary

Property name

45 Bath Street

Other names

  • Formerly No 6, before 1926 renumbering of the whole street
  • Charles House
  • Hampton House


Bath Street, St Helier

Type of property

Town house and shop


No recent transactions

Families and businesses associated with the property

  • 1890-1977 - Jersey Evening Post. The property stretches back in Charles Street and the newspaper's address has been given in both streets in various almanac listings

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

This building exhibits elaborate decoration and unusual features which are well preserved. It contributes to the streetscape with its articulated rhythm of bays and horizontal banding.

Built around 1902 in a restrained French Renaissance manner.

Originally known as 'Jersey's Fleet Street building'. [1]

Three-storey with attic. Four bays with curved corner bay to Bath Street, five-bay to Charles Street. Corner entrance. Mansard roof with double and single dormers. Dormers have segmental pediments with scallop shell infill. Parapet balustrade of circles and diamonds rising as arched solid, housing clock, over corner.

Tiles also under first floor window cills. Cornice to each floor, first and ground with swagged frieze. Full height pilasters every second bay (end one with 'tassle' decoration at top). To central pilaster is fixed a 'barley sugar' twisted downpipe with foliate fixings and classically decorated hopper.

Notes and references

  1. In all the time I worked for the newspaper, for the first seven years in this building, I never heard it described this way - Mike Bisson
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