Petit Mourier

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Petit Mourier, St John


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Property name

Petit Mourier


Rue du Sorel, St John

Type of property

Mid-17th century farmhouse


Sold for £695,000 in 2005

Families associated with the property

None identified

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Historic farm group with mid-17th century house retaining its character and some fine internal features. The main house has A-frame trusses still supporting a king post roof.

Published reference to carpenter's marks on beams as very early examples of lead pencils. Outbuildings circa mid-18th century to 1800. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Converted cow shed adjoining at right angles to east, granite rubble with slate roof.

Outbuilding to east with early eastern wall.

Large corbelled fireplace with elm bressummer on west gable. 19th century fireplace and grate on east gable. Stair doglegged stick baluster, turned newel.

The house displays Jersey’s vernacular tradition in the use of local materials and details.

Old Jersey Houses

Depite its 17th century origins, this property was not included in either volume

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