La Moie Villa

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La Moie Villa, St Brelade


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Property name

La Moie Villa

Location

Route du Sud, St Brelade

Type of property

17th century farmhouse and outbuildings

Valuations

No recent transactions

Families associated with the property

  • Le Bas this was the home of the Le Bas family during the German Occupation. In 1943 Herbert du Heaume Le Bas made an agricultural war claim. He had applied before the start of the Occupation for postponement of military service of his brother George Renouf Le Bas (1918- ). Herbert lived at La Moie Villa with his wife Florence May, nee Le Cornu (1916- ). They married at Grouville in 1939.

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A circa 17th century Jersey farm house and farm buildings, with potentially earlier origins, which retains historic character and some features of historic significance. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Proportions suggest antiquity, now concealed under plaster rendering. Round topped doorway may be hiding a traditional round arch. Evidence of granite fireplaces in two first floor rooms.

Three plus two-bay house with L-shaped farm building, rectangular farm building and single storey outbuilding forming a yard to the south.

Ground floor east room has large granite fireplace with large granite uprights, quoins and corbels. Two small niches in the back of the fireplace. Chamfered beams in ground floor rooms. Ground floor west room has large granite fireplace with thin rimmed corbels supported on thin uprights, stone lintel. First floor west room has a granite fireplace with a chamfered base and rimmed corbels, timber lintel. Small niche to side of fireplace with matchboard door. Matchboard panelling at top of stairs.

Old Jersey Houses

Despite its apparent 17th century and earlier origins, this property does not feature in either volume

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