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Archway to Left

A Grade II Listed Building in York, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9907 / 53°59'26"N

Longitude: -1.0713 / 1°4'16"W

OS Eastings: 460986

OS Northings: 455357

OS Grid: SE609553

Mapcode National: GBR NQY9.V6

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.JY2K

Entry Name: Archway to Left

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328544

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 6055 SE NEW EARSWICK CHESTNUT GROVE
(east side)


11/8 Nos 18 and 20 and archway
to left


GV II


Pair of semi-detached houses. 1913. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph
Rowntree Village Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Parlour cottages with
projecting outer wings and small squared projection in angle containing
staircase with larder. 2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows with paired gables
to either end, the inner one being lower and set back. Standard "New
Earswick" window panes throughout. Replacement doors flanking 2-light
casements share porch carried on wooden posts and bressumer. Single-pane
windows to larders and 3-light casements to projecting wings. Archway to
left links with that to Nos 22 and 24 (qv). First floor: central pair of
low 2-light flat-topped dormers. 2-light casements to smaller gables. 3-
light casements to larger gables. 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: SE6098655357

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