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Blaise Hamlet, Diamond Cottage

A Grade I Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.5071 / 51°30'25"N

Longitude: -2.6355 / 2°38'7"W

OS Eastings: 355992

OS Northings: 178874

OS Grid: ST559788

Mapcode National: GBR JN.JCSM

Mapcode Global: VH88F.8DL0

Plus Code: 9C3VG947+RR

Entry Name: Blaise Hamlet, Diamond Cottage

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379686

Location: Bristol, BS10

County: City of 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


ST5578 HALLEN ROAD, Henbury
901-1/20/1341 (West side)
08/01/59 No.2 Blaise Hamlet, Diamond Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Blaise Hamlet, Nos.1-10 (consec))


Cottage. 1812. By John Nash and George Repton. For JS Harford.
Random rubble with brick lateral stacks and a stone-tiled
hipped roof. Single-depth plan. Picturesque style.
Single-storey and attic; 1-window range. Set at an angle with
a pitched-roof porch to a plank door on the left of the
left-hand side. A pent roof on a deep coved eave to 2 sides,
with leaded lattice casements, one to each side and a single
half dormer above. Paired, diagonally-set stellate stacks to
the rear elevations.
INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as having a dogleg stair
in the rear block, sitting room and back pantry.
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.
(Temple N: John Nash and the Village Picturesque: Gloucester:
1979-; Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An
Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 284).

Listing NGR: ST5599278874

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