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© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS

IoE Number: 379686
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 ST5578 HALLEN ROAD, Henbury 901-1/20/1341 (West side) 08/01/59 No.2 Blaise Hamlet, Diamond Cottage (Formerly Listed as: HALLEN ROAD Blaise Hamlet, Nos.1-10 (consec)) GV I 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).

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