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Blaise Hamlet, Double Cottage

A Grade I Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.507 / 51°30'25"N

Longitude: -2.6361 / 2°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 355947

OS Northings: 178867

OS Grid: ST559788

Mapcode National: GBR JN.JCM5

Mapcode Global: VH88F.8D72

Plus Code: 9C3VG947+RH

Entry Name: Blaise Hamlet, Double Cottage

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379688

Location: Henbury and Brentry, Bristol, BS10

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Henbury and Brentry

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Henbury

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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ST5578 HALLEN ROAD, Henbury
901-1/20/1343 (West side)
08/01/59 Nos.4 AND 5 Blaise Hamlet, Double
(Formerly Listed as:
Blaise Hamlet, Nos.1-10 (consec))


Pair of attached cottages. 1812. By John Nash and George
Repton. For JS Harford. Random rubble with brick lateral and
ridge stacks and a stone tile cross-gabled roof. Single-depth
plan. Picturesque style. Single-storey and attic; 3-window
range. An irregular pair has a right-hand cross-gable linked
by a pent roof on brackets to a left-hand open porch with a
coped gable and pointed-arched doorway to a plank door; a
right-hand wooden porch with a hipped roof. Leaded lattice
casements, to a 3-light bay on the gable, 2 paired windows
below the pent, and a 2-light canted bay in the left return; a
central dormer and 2-light window set in a dovecote in the
gable. 2 sets of triple stellate stacks. INTERIOR not
inspected, but reported as having winder stairs and sitting
rooms with rear services.
Arranged by Harford for his retired employees. Part of an
irregular composition forming '...the nec plus ultra of
picturesque layout and design,' (Pevsner). The cottages are
laid out around an open green, and were modernised c1975.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and
Bristol: London: 1958-: 468; Temple N: John Nash and the
Village Picturesque: Gloucester: 1979-).

Listing NGR: ST5594778867

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