© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
BLAISE HAMLET, DIAMOND COTTAGE, 2 HALLEN ROAD (west side)
BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
11 October 1999
08 January 1959
Date of last amendment:
30 December 1994
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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).