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© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS

IoE Number: 379685
Photographer: Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
Date Photographed: 11 October 1999
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade I

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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-).

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