Maison Le Maistre

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Maison Le Maistre, St Brelade


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Property name

Maison Le Maistre

Location

Mont Les Vaux, St Aubin

Type of property

Town house

Valuations

Sold for £465,000 in 2006

Families associated with the property

  • Lempriere: Two years before the house was aparently built, Jacques Lempriere was made Intelligence Officer for the French coast near Jersey. He left the house to his daughter Elizabeth, who was born here and married Philippe Nicolle
  • Le Maistre: The connection between the house, which stands towards the bottom of Mont Les Vaux, and the Le Maistre family, has not been established.
  • Holley: Registered here in 1941 were Alfred Eugene Holley (1865- ) and his wife Elizabeth, nee Burgess (1865- ), and her sisters Alice Louisa (1871- ) and Amy Beatrice Burgess (1880- )


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Datestones

  • ILP ♥ AD 1706 - For Capt Jacques (or James) Lempriere (1654- ) [1] and his wife Ann Durell, who were married in St Brelade in 1693. The stone which suggest this date for the construction of Maison Le Maistre, is one of the earliest examples in Jersey to incorporate a heart.

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A good example of an early St Aubin town house house, circa 1706, which retains its original proportions and historic features. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Notes and references

  1. Not Jean, as suggested in Vol 2 of Old Jersey Houses


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