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The Folk Hall, New Earswick

Description: The Folk Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 328576

OS Grid Reference: SE6084355196
OS Grid Coordinates: 460843, 455196
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9892, -1.0735

Location: Haxby Road, New Earswick, York YO32 4AQ

Locality: New Earswick
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO32 4AQ

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Listing Text

(west side)

11/42 The Folk Hall


Village Hall, 1905-1908, with addition of 1935. By Parker and Unwin, for
Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. 1935 addition by Parker alone. Pebbledashed
and whitewashed brick, with French tile roof. Early C-shaped range to north
containing original hall and reading room, with later extension to south
containing new hall. North range: 2 storeys, 9 bays with central range
flanked by 2 side wings breaking forward at oblique angle. To centre:
recent flat-topped glazed porch flanked by 2 tall windows breaking roof line
lighting former hall. To left: an extension under a catslide roof contains
a half-glazed door with single-light fixed window and 2-light casement to
left and 2-light casement to right. Left wing: no ground-floor openings but
pair of dormers with hipped roofs. Right range: gabled extension to left
lit by recent casements. Central canted bay rising through 2 storeys to
gable end contains glazed double doors with overlight and sidelights flanked
by pairs of single-light fixed windows. Pairs of recent plate glass fixed
windows to left and right. First floor: central canted bay has mock timber
framing and a 5-light casement with half-height lights to sides. Plate
glass dormers to left and right. Canted bay with mock timber framing to
right gable and, with 6-light casements. Half hipped roof to right.
Bellcote to left. South extension: open hall under steeply-pitched roof lit
by dormers, 4 bays. Double door flanked by buttresses to left of centre
with 2-light casement flanked by single-light casements to left. To right:
pair of plate glass fixed windows flanked by buttresses First floor: 3
tall dormers with hipped roofs to right, and one low dormer with hipped roof
to left. Pair of external stacks to left. Central bellcote. Interior:
main hall in extension. Original hall in centre of earlier wing now divided
at first floor level. Other rooms include general purpose room, office and
meeting room.

Listing NGR: SE6084355196

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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