Les Frenes

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Les Frenes, St Ouen


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Property name

Les Frenes

Other names

  • Les Frenes Cottage
  • Le Mesnage de Jean Le Brocq [1]

Location

Ville de L'Eglise, St Ouen

Type of property

Early 19th century house with good quality stonework

Valuations

  • The Cottage was sold for £640,000 in 2014
  • Les Frenes was sold for £1,225,000 in 2015

Families associated with the property

  • Le Boutillier
  • Vibert: In 1901 farmer Francis Vibert (1839- ) and his wife Emelie (1851- ) were living here

In 1941 Harold Francis Vibert (1908- ), not a direct descendant of Francis and Emelie, his wife Ellen May, née Amy (1914- ) and their son Brian Harold were living here. The couple married in St Ouen in 1935

Datestones

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

An early 19th century two-storey five-bay house retaining historic character with good quality stonework.

West gable: a side entrance door and a round-topped late 19th century timber window with stained-glass. The gable ends both show the outline of a pair of rear/north angles that must have belonged to a much smaller earlier house before an 1814 rebuilding - also a pair of blocked-up windows toward the rear of the gable ends.

The house emulates Georgian fashion but with a local character.

Notes and references

  1. Early, and now revived name for the cottage
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