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Latitude: 51.5071 / 51°30'25"N
Longitude: -2.6351 / 2°38'6"W
OS Eastings: 356017
OS Northings: 178878
OS Grid: ST560788
Mapcode National: GBR JN.JCVT
Mapcode Global: VH88F.8CSZ
Plus Code: 9C3VG947+RX
Entry Name: Blaise Hamlet, Oak Cottage
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207747
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379685
Location: Blaise Castle and Hamlet, Bristol, BS10
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Henbury and Brentry
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Henbury
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
Tagged with: Cottage
ST5678NW HALLEN ROAD, Henbury
901-1/17/1340 (West side)
08/01/59 No.1 Blaise Hamlet, Oak Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Blaise Hamlet, Nos.1-10 (consec))
Cottage. 1812. Extended and modernised c1975. By John Nash and
George Repton, for JS Harford. Random rubble with brick stacks
and a thatched hipped roof. Single-depth plan. Picturesque
Single storey and attic; 1-window range. An irregular cottage
with a doorway in the right-hand return under a small porch.
The front has a pent roof over an open bay with a rustic tree
support, and a fitted bench; either side are narrow windows
with Maltese cross heads. Leaded casements, 3-lights beneath
the pent, and small dormers to the front and right-hand sides.
Paired diagonal brick stacks.
INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as containing a dogleg
winder stair from the central sitting room, a fireplace and
Arranged by Harford for his retired employees. Part of a
composed group forming '...the nec plus ultra of picturesque
layout and design' (Pevsner). The cottages are laid out around
an open green.
(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: ST5601778878
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