Historic Jersey buildings
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- Les Houguettes House
- Les Houguettes Cottage
Rue des Houguettes, St John
Type of property
18th century country house
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Families associated with the property
- Le Sueur
- Tessier: In 1901 John Tessier (1828- ) and his wife Esther (1844- ) were living here
- Vibert: A separate household in 1901 consisted of farmer Helier Vibert (1847- ), his wife Laura, nee Picot (1854- ) and their children Adeline (1881- ), Eva (1888- ), Emile (1890- ) and Elsie (1893- ) and Helier's widowed mother Sophia, nee Bisson (1822- )
- Le Brocq: It is not clear whether they were part of the same household, or separate, but in 1941 Ann Susan Mourant, née Noel (1881- ) and Charles Le Brocq (1893- ) and his daughter Ann (1935- ) were living here
- 17 ILS GLS MLQ 26 - For Gilles Le Sueur, son of Philippe, of Trinity, and Marie Le Quesne, daughter of Helier of St John, who married in St John in 1690. The first set of initials has not been properly explained. It is believed that they may refer to their daughter Jeanne, baptised in 1691
Historic Environment Record entry
A good example of an 18th century rural house, with earlier origins, retaining original features and character. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.
The house has an early 18th century appearance, with a 1726 datestone. John McCormack Channel Island Houses believes the house was refronted at that time but is of 17th century origins - an earlier date also evidenced by the stonework which includes long-and-short window jambs.
Five-bay, two-storey house, with east wing (former granary) and a perpendicular block of cottage and outbuildings on the west side. The main house has a pitched slate roof with dressed stone chimneys, with thatch stones, and stone coping on the west gable.
Projecting on the north side of the house is Les Houguettes Cottage - single-storey, four-bay with a pantile roof and rendered chimneys, one with thatch stones.
The interior of the house includes gable fireplaces, each with long-and-short granite jambs and corbels. One has a granite lintel and one a timber lintel.