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Blaise Hamlet, Oak Cottage

A Grade I Listed Building in Bristol, Bristol

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379685

Location: 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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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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