La Votte

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La Votte, St Ouen


This prominent property is one of the most exposed and windswept in Jersey, across the coast road at L'Etacq, with nothing but the Atlantic Ocean between the cottage and the USA

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Property name

La Votte


Route des Havres, L'Etacq, St Ouen

Type of property

Single storey cottage, former guardhouse. Restored as a house in the 20th century



Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

An unusual survival of 18th century guardhouse, with earlier origins, retaining its historic character. Main building with a modern rendered rear, north service wing. Single storey running North/South and built on a rocky outcrop. Slate roof with stone chimney. Random stone construction with rough hewn stone to openings and angles. A datestone sits above the south, front facing entrance.

Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795

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