Blaise Hamlet, Bristol, England
Record Id: 444
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The site is a picturesque village layout begun in 1809 by John Nash with George and John Repton. The hamlet of nine cottages was designed for the philanthropist J. S. Hartford.
Brief history of site
The cottages were designed as retirement homes for the retainers of John Harford, who had bought nearby Blaise Castle in 1789.
Address: Henbury, BS10 7QY
Bristol, City of; Henbury
Historical County: Gloucestershire
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The site lies 4 miles north of Bristol, just north of the B4057 Weston Road.
Opening contact details:
The site is open every day throughout the year.
Form of site: village green
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: model settlement
Site first created: 1809 to 1812
Main period of development: Early 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 0.7