Vingtaine de Samarès
|La Vingtaine de Samarès|
|— Vingtaine —|
|Coordinates (Samarès Manor): Coordinates:|
|Crown Dependency||Jersey, Channel Islands|
|Parish||Saint Clement, Jersey|
It takes its name from the salt marsh that formerly occupied much of the area of this low-lying coastal vingtaine.
Samarès was previously served by the Jersey Eastern Railway. The local train station was opened on 7 August 1873, and closed on 21 June 1929. The station building still exists, and is now a private house.
Places in the vingtaine
- Samarès Manor
- Samarès primary school
- Mont Ubé and its dolmen
- La Grève d'Azette, a sandy beach which spans from Le Dicq to La Motte
- FB Playing Fields, sports pitches and facilities
- Rocque Berg, the Witches' Rock connected with beliefs of witchcraft
- La Motte, a tidal island and prehistoric site
Footnotes and references
- ISLAND PLAN 2002: CHANGES TO BUILT-UP AREA BOUNDARY (P.77/2005) – SECOND AMENDMENT (P.77/2005 AMD.(2))– COMMENTS
- "Claim by an individual concerning the drainage of Samarès Marsh".
- "Samarès Station". Disused Stations. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
- "Samares Primary School". Vle.jeron.je. Retrieved 2012-10-09.
- "Le Dolmen de Mont Ube".
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