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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202260
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379688
Location: Henbury and Brentry, Bristol, BS10
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
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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