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3 and 4, Sycamore Avenue, New Earswick

Description: 3 and 4, Sycamore Avenue

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 328600

OS Grid Reference: SE6108555560
OS Grid Coordinates: 461085, 455560
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9925, -1.0698

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/66 Nos 3 and 4


Pair of houses. 1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village
Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Lobby entry with living room and
scullery to rear. 2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows. Half-glazed doors
recessed in round-arched porches to outer bays flanking pairs of 4-pane
sashes 4-pane sashes to first floor. Sprocketed eaves. 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: SE6108555560

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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