The Guernsey Farmhouse

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The Guernsey Farmhouse

The Guernsey Farmhouse, published by Thomas De La Rue and Company for the Guernsey Society in 1963, outlines the development of farmhouses in Guernsey, packed with details of their history, plans and photographs. Contributors included many leading members of the Society: Prof Eric Bailleul Moullin, Prof Herbert John Fleure, TF Priaulx, RWJ Payne, PJ Girard, SM Henry, C Dorey, AH Ewen, JE Moullin.

Table of Contents

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • FOREWORD by Sir William Arnold, Bailiff of Guernsey
  • CHAPTER ONE - Historical Background
  • CHAPTER TWO - Evolution of the Guernsey Farmhouse
    • Clay Mortar
    • Guernsey Arch
    • House Plans
    • The Kitchen
    • Windows
    • Roof Construction
  • CHAPTER THREE - The One-storey House and Partial Two-storey House
    • Le Gélé, Castel, Guernsey|Castel
    • Les Pièces, Forest
  • CHAPTER FOUR - The Two-storey House with small Parlour
    • Les Bordages, St Saviours, Guernsey|St Sauveur
    • Les Poidevins, St Andrews, Guernsey|St André
    • Sous L'Eglise, St Saviours, Guernsey|St Sauveur
    • La Corbière, Forest, Guernsey|Forêt
    • Les Beaucamps, Castel, Guernsey|Castel
    • Le Bordage, St Martins, Guernsey|St Martin
    • La Rocque Balan, Vale, Guernsey|Valle
    • La Contrée de Saint, St Martins, Guernsey|St Martin
    • La Maison de Haut, St Pierre du Bois, Guernsey|St Pierre du Bois
    • La Porte, St Saviours, Guernsey|St Sauveur
    • La Maison du Marais, Castel, Guernsey|Castel
    • Les Mauxmarais, St Andrews, Guernsey|St André
  • CHAPTER FIVE - The Two-storey House with large Parlour
    • Le Bourg, Forest, Guernsey|Forêt
    • Les Prévosts, St Saviours, Guernsey|St Sauveur
    • Le Ponchez, Castel, Guernsey|Castel
    • Les Heches and Les Piques, St Saviours, Guernsey|St Sauveur
    • Les Grands Courtils (St Saviours)|Les Grands Courtils, St Saviours, Guernsey|St Sauveur
    • Le Becquet, St Martins, Guernsey|St Martin
    • Les Grantez, Castel, Guernsey|Castel
    • Les Maindonneaux, St Martins, Guernsey|St Martin
    • Les Eperons, St Andrews, Guernsey|St André
    • Les Grands Moulins, Castel, Guernsey|Castel
    • Le Variouf, Forest, Guernsey|Forêt
  • CHAPTER SIX - Mixed Type Farmhouses
    • Le Grée, St Saviours, Guernsey|St Sauveur
    • La Maison des Pauvres, St Pierre du Bois, Guernsey|St Pierre du Bois
    • Les Câches, St Martins, Guernsey|St Martin
    • La Ronde Cheminée, St Sampsons, Guernsey|St Sampson
    • St Georges, Castel, Guernsey|Castel
  • CHAPTER SEVEN - Some Aspects of Farmhouse Life
    • Cider-making
    • Vraic gathering
    • Marriage making
    • La Grande Charrue
    • Inventory of a Farmstead - 1770
  • GLOSSARY of Patois and French words
  • INDEX
  • MAP OF GUERNSEY
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