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14-18, Sycamore Avenue, New Earswick

Description: 14-18, Sycamore Avenue

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 328602

OS Grid Reference: SE6105555632
OS Grid Coordinates: 461055, 455632
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9931, -1.0702

Location: Acacia Avenue, New Earswick, York YO32 4AL

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

10/68 Nos 14-18 (consecutive)


Terrace of 5 houses. 1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree
Village Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Lobby-entry plan with living
room and scullery to rear. 2 storeys, 14 bays with entrance bays breaking
forward slightly. Round-arched through passage to ninth bay flanked by
half-glazed doors recessed in round arched porches. Half-glazed door
recessed in round-arched porch to third bay. 4-pane sashes throughout.
Sprocketed eaves, hipped roof. Stacks removed. Entrances to Nos 14 and 18
at side. 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: SE6101255533

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Source: English Heritage

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