Route d'Enenezer, Trinity
Type of property
Mid-late 19th century farm group
Families associated with the property
- Benest: In 1901 farmer George John Benest (1841-1911), his wife Elizabeth, nee Amy (1852- ), sons Emile (1880- ), Walter (1884- ) and Snowdon (1887- ), and George's sister Margaret (1852- ) were living here
Historic Environment Record entry
Mid-late 19th century farm group retaining historic features and character. Two-storey, Five-bay house with single-storey four-bay dower wing (Alfriston Dower House) on the west side and farm buildings, now converted into three cottages (Swallow Cottage, Poplar Cottage and La Bouais'sie) on the east. 
Main house: Front (south) elevation: Hipped slate roof, paired rendered chimneys with moulded rims. Two pitched roof dormers with fleur-de-lis ridge tiles, decorative bargeboard and finials. Glazed cheeks, new glazing. Grey render, ashlar and stepped lintel effect with rusticated quoins and vermiculated key stones. Windows are two-pane (1/1) sashes with curved top corners. Porch at centre with Tuscan columns and plain cornice. Four-panel door, the top two being glazed. Single pane overlight.
Rear (north) elevation: Hipped slate roof. Rendered chimneys. Grey render. Windows are 12-pane (6/6) sashes. Four-panel door at centre. Low boundary wall with iron railings and gate.
Dower wing: Front (south) elevation: Slate roof, rendered chimneys. Two pitched roof dormers with decorative bargeboard and finials. Glazed cheeks, new glazing. Grey render, ashlar and stepped lintel effect with rusticated quoins and vermiculated key stones. Windows are new. Rear (north) elevation: Slate roof with two rooflighs. Rendered chimney. Pierre perdu render.
Farm buildings: Hipped slate roof with rooflights. Random rubble with dressed stone quoins and quoined surrounds to openings on west side, brick on east side.
Old Jersey Houses
Notes and references
- ↑ These cottages should not be confused with 1-3 Alfriston Cottages, a separate neighbouring property