BLAISE HAMLET, OAK COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1207747
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
BLAISE HAMLET, OAK COTTAGE, 1, HALLEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLAISE HAMLET, OAK COTTAGE, 1, HALLEN ROAD

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

District:
City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 56017 78878

Details

BRISTOL

ST5678NW HALLEN ROAD, Henbury 901-1/17/1340 (West side) 08/01/59 No.1 Blaise Hamlet, Oak Cottage (Formerly Listed as: HALLEN ROAD Blaise Hamlet, Nos.1-10 (consec))

GV I

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 style. 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 pantry. 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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
379685
Legacy System:
LBS

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)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00449/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Cyril N. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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