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58-64, Chestnut Grove, Huntington

Description: 58-64, Chestnut Grove

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 328549

OS Grid Reference: SE6110255504
OS Grid Coordinates: 461102, 455504
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9920, -1.0695

Location: 54 Willow Bank, New Earswick, York YO32 4BU

Locality: Huntington
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO32 4BU

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Listing Text

SE 6155 SW (east side)

10/13 Nos 58-64 (even)


Terrace consisting of 2 pairs of cottages. c1909-1914. By Parker and
Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick and French tile roof.
Lobby entry with living room and scullery beyond. 2 storeys, 7 first-floor
windows, with central weatherboarded gable to each pair. Half-glazed doors
and standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Central round-arched
through passage. Each pair of cottages has two 4-light canted bay windows
flanked by doors beneath segmental arches. First floor: central flat-topped
2-light half dormer flanked by single-pane casements at slightly lower
level. Each gable contains a pair of 3-light casements. Hipped roof.
Stacks removed. The particular significance of New Earswick lies in its
contribution to the development of low cost housing in Britain. Experience
gained and practices introduced here were incorporated extensively into the
Tudor Walters Report of 1918 which was instrumental in the passing of the
Addison Act of 1919. Plans from New Earswick influenced the Government
Manual on low cost housing which followed the Act. Sinclair A: Planning and
Domestic Architecture at New Earswick, BA dissertation, University of
Reading, 1983. Waddilove L: One Man's Vision, London, 1954.

Listing NGR: SE6110255504

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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