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Map of St Martin district in Guernsey
|Basic information about St_Martin|
|Saint Martin (Guernésiais and French Saint Martin; historically Saint-Martin-de-la-Bellouse) is a parish in Guernsey, The Channel Islands. The islands lie in the English Channel between Great Britain and France. The postal code for street addresses in this parish begins with GY4. The old Guernésiais nickname for people from Saint Martin is dravans. In 1883, Pierre-Auguste Renoir spent the summer in Guernsey, with a varied landscape of beaches, cliffs and bays, where he created fifteen paintings in little over a month. Most of these feature Moulin Huet, a bay in Saint Martin. These paintings were the subject of a set of commemorative postage stamps issued by the Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1983. The parish church of Saint Martin was consecrated on 4 February 1199.:138 At the gate to the churchyard is La Gran'mère du Chimquière, a statue menhir. St. Martin Parish has entered Britain in Bloom for a number of years, winning the small town category twice, in 2006 and 2011.|