© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
BLAISE HAMLET VINE COTTAGE, 10 HALLEN ROAD (west side)
BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
15 September 1999
08 January 1959
Date of last amendment:
30 December 1994
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ST5678NW HALLEN ROAD, Henbury
901-1/17/1348 (West side)
08/01/59 No.10 Blaise Hamlet, Vine Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Blaise Hamlet, Nos.1-10 (consec))
Cottage. 1812. By John Nash and George Repton. For JS Harford.
Random rubble, brick lateral stacks and a stone tile
half-hipped roof. Single-depth plan. Picturesque style.
Single-storey and attic; 2-window range. Doorway under a pent
roof to the right-hand rear, to a plank door. Front has a pent
roof over a central canted bay, extending to the left over a
bench, and to a right-hand service block. Lattice leaded
casements, paired to the front, a single one to the right, and
paired above set in a dovecote in the gable. Half-hipped gable
to the rear has a ground-floor canted bay. Round left-hand
single and central paired faceted brick stacks with moulded
caps. INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as having a stair
flight, sitting room and 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.
Having an elevation toward the road, Vine Cottage may have
doubled as a lodge.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and
Bristol: London: 1958-: 468; Temple N: John Nash and the
Village Picturesque: Gloucester: 1979-).