Ferme du Roi

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Ferme du Roi, St Brelade


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Property name

Ferme du Roi

Other names

  • King's Farm

Location

Rue du Bocage, St Brelade

Type of property

17th century farmhouse

Families associated with the property

  • Leigh
  • Hamon: In 1941 James Francis Hamon (1884- ) and his wife Lilian Clarissa, nee Steele (1884- ) were living here. We have not been able to link them to any of our Hamon family trees

Datestones

  • ILS 1666 gable stone [1]

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A 17th century Jersey farm rural house, retaining original features and contributing to the character of the lane. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795. The gable stone is dated 1666.

Standard façade of the period, good example of the local style. Name probably a reference that it was in the Royal Fief.

Old Jersey Houses

Listed in volume two as King's Farm. The entry refers to the datestone, without attempting to decipher it.

"In 1799 the occupant was a Mrs Leigh."

Notes and references

  1. This stone has not been deciphered but it could be for Jean Le Sueur, Le Sauteur, Le Sauvage or any surname starting Le S
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