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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1202260



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379688

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958), 468
Temple, N , John Nash and the Village Picturesque, (1979)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

National Grid Reference: ST 55947 78867


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