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2 and 4, Sycamore Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9922 / 53°59'31"N

Longitude: -1.0699 / 1°4'11"W

OS Eastings: 461078

OS Northings: 455526

OS Grid: SE610555

Mapcode National: GBR NQZ8.5N

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.JXRD

Entry Name: 2 and 4, Sycamore Avenue

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328599

Location: New Earswick, York, YO32

County: York

Civil Parish: New Earswick

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Huntington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 6155 NW NEW EARSWICK SYCAMORE AVENUE
(south side)


10/65 Nos 2 and 4


GV II


Pair of semi-detached houses. 1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph
Rowntree Village Trust. Through living room plan. 2 storeys, 4 first-floor
windows with central gable. Standard "New Earswick" window panes.
Replacement doors beneath divided overlights flanked by single-pane
casements to outer bays. Single-light casements to central bays. Wide tile
band. First floor: pair of single-light casements to weatherboarded gable
flanked by low 2-light casements. 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: SE6107855526

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