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Jersey Architecture: Hamptonne - Stamps Presentation Pack

Jersey Architecture: Hamptonne - Stamps Presentation Pack

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Six stamps illustrate Hamptonne Country Life Museum from different vantage points, both inside and out, providing an insight into 15th century farm life in Jersey. This Presentation Pack is an exclusively produced full colour folder; the stamps from the Jersey Architecture: Hamptonne stamp issue are carefully mounted within a custom board to ensure they stay in pristine mint condition. Information and technical details of the issue is printed on the inside of the folder.

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Date of issue 11/06/2019
Withdrawal date 11/06/2021
Designer John Walsom
Size 30mm x 40mm
Process Four colour offset lithography
Denominations 52p, 67p, 80p, 85p, 99p, £1.15

Additional Information

Hamptonne Country Life Museum is a beautiful 15th century farm complex made up of three houses, as well as outbuildings such as the cider barn and stables. In recent years, the complex has been completely renovated and refurbished by the three main heritage organisations in Jersey. The National Trust purchased the farm in 1987. The Société Jersiaise then renovated the property, with the roof of Hamptonne house being completely re-thatched and the hearth being restored to its original 15th century design. The site is now operated by Jersey Heritage which, in keeping with the farming heritage of the property, keep chickens, pigs and cows on site.

In 1649, King Charles II granted Letters Patent to the owner of the property, Laurens Hamptonne, which granted the property the status of a manor and meant that the property could never be divided. Because of this, the farm has been preserved and remains a much loved part of Jersey’s living history.

The stamps in this issue illustrate Hamptonne Country Life Museum from different vantage points, both inside and out, providing an insight into 15th century farm life in Jersey.

Additional Information

Hamptonne Country Life Museum is a beautiful 15th century farm complex made up of three houses, as well as outbuildings such as the cider barn and stables. In recent years, the complex has been completely renovated and refurbished by the three main heritage organisations in Jersey. The National Trust purchased the farm in 1987. The Société Jersiaise then renovated the property, with the roof of Hamptonne house being completely re-thatched and the hearth being restored to its original 15th century design. The site is now operated by Jersey Heritage which, in keeping with the farming heritage of the property, keep chickens, pigs and cows on site.

In 1649, King Charles II granted Letters Patent to the owner of the property, Laurens Hamptonne, which granted the property the status of a manor and meant that the property could never be divided. Because of this, the farm has been preserved and remains a much loved part of Jersey’s living history.

The stamps in this issue illustrate Hamptonne Country Life Museum from different vantage points, both inside and out, providing an insight into 15th century farm life in Jersey.