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Archway to Right, New Earswick

Description: Archway to Right

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 328577

OS Grid Reference: SE6095255247
OS Grid Coordinates: 460952, 455247
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9897, -1.0719

Location: 24 Hawthorn Terrace S, New Earswick, York YO32 4BS

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

11/43 Nos 1-5 (consecutive) and
archway to right.


Terrace. 1910. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust.
Range of 5 living room and scullery cottages with projecting end cottage,
forming one side of a 3-sided quadrangle. 2 storeys, 9 first-floor windows
with projecting gable to left and archway to gardens to right. Standard
"New Earswick" window panes throughout. Left cottage: unglazed door beneath
canopy with 3-light casement beneath relieving arch to right. Spinal range:
paired cottages, each pair having half-glazed doors recessed in round-arched
porches flanked by 3-light casements beneath relieving arches. Round-headed
archway to right. First floor: 4-light windows except for pairs of 2-light
windows over porches. 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: SE6095255247

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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