No 8 Bath Street

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Historic Jersey buildings


8 Bath Street, St Helier


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The section of Bath Street, originally known as New Bath Street, in 1965. No 8 occupies two bays next to the corner property

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No 8 has a red shop front in this 21st century picture of this row of 19th century shops

Property name

8 Bath Street

Other names

This section of the street was created in 1877 as New Bath Street, linking what was then Lower Bath Street to Queen Street. It is not clear what its number was before the whole street was renumbered in 1926.

Location

Bath Street, St Helier

Type of property

19th century shop, built as one of a row of four properties in 1877, when the street was extended from Hilgrove Street to Queen Street.

Valuations

Sold for £400,000 in 2001, £450,000 in 2016 and £440,000 in 2021. The property was on the market in 2023 for £625,000. At this time the shop was leased for £15,000 and the two-floor flat above for £21,000 a year.

The property in 2023 - an extension to the men's clothing shop at No 6
The view from Queen Street in a 1979 Jersey Evening Post photograph. Nos 4-10 followed Dorothy Perkins in the row on the left

Families associated with the property

  • 1930 - W W Harries
  • 1935-1955 - Andre Aune
  • 1960 - vacant
  • 1965-1990 - Bel Sit Cafe

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Part of linked row of four mid-late 19th century shops that retain their exterior historic character and features.

Three-storey, two-bay. East elevation: Roof obscured behind parapet with heavy projecting cornice at gutter level. Walls rendered with ashlar and keystone effect. Ground floor shopfront framed by pilasters, three-bay with central door. Round headed single pane windows, central door with round headed overlight.







Notes and references

This Jersey Evening Post photograph shows 2-8 Bath Street in 1979. The Bel Sit Cafe was at No 8 for over 25 years
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