La Prairie Farm

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La Prairie, St Lawrence


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Property name

La Prairie Farm [1]

Other names

  • La Prairie
  • Camelia
  • Oakbarn


Rue de Haut, St Lawrence

Type of property

Historic farm range


The property has been divided into four units

  • In 2002 4 La Prairie sold for £330,000
  • 3 La Prairie, known as Camelia, sold for £647,000 in 2009 and £645,000 in 2013
  • 1 La Prairie, known as Oakbarn, sold for £830,000 in 2017

Families associated with the property

  • Syvret: In 1941 the Syvret family lived here. Francis John Syvret (1882- ), his wife Elizabeth Lydia, nee Le Feuvre (1886- ), his mother Rachel, nee Le Riche (1858- ) his wife's sister Louisa Anna (1882- ), and Francis and Elizabeth's daughter Marjorie (1920- ) were registered as residents. Francis and Elizabeth married in St Lawrence in 1918.
  • Ennis: The 1861, 1871 and 1881 censuses show Colonial merchant and stockbroker James Ennis (1819- ) living here with his wife Jane, nee Balleine, his sister Ann Elizabeth, and children Walter, a merchant's clerk, Louis, Laura, Florence and Matthew


1711 - no initials

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Historic farm range. The early 18th century house has many external features remaining of historic significance. The adjoining 19th century buildings are of group value and streetscape value. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795.

Former farm range with main house (La Prairie Farm), east wing (Le Camelia) and west outbuilding (Oak Barn). [2]

Notes and references

  1. The picture above has been in Jerripedia since 2013, captioned a Prairie Farm, Millbrook. We believe that it is a photograph of this property, but cannot be certain
  2. Although this record indicates the division of the property into three units, records of sales suggest that there are four
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