Rose Lea

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Rose Lea, St Martin


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Property name

Rose Lea

Other names

Previously associated with Rose Lea Farm, which is a separate property further along the road


Grande Route de Faldouet, St Martin

Type of property

Georgian style farmhouse on earlier site. Previous farmhouse forms west wing of property


No recent transactions. Bought by architect John Douglas Smith in 1981 from Spong family

Families associated with the property


  • 1667 - Datestone above door of original farmhouse, now the west wing
  • IRB 1722 IRM - For Pierre Robichon (1704- ) and Jeanne Remon, who married in Trinity in 1699 [1]
  • IRB 1803 - For Jean Robichon (grandson of the above). This records the construction of the main house

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A fine example of an elegant and well proportioned early 19th century rural house in the Georgian style, retaining original features and character, on earlier site.

Farm group. Main house, two-storey, six-bay with L-shape wings on either side.

Pantile roof with ashlar chimneys. Chimneys have thatch stones.

Enclosed front garden.

Notes and references

  1. The Robichon family was established in St Martin from the beginning of the 18th century but died out in the 19th
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