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90-96, Chestnut Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in York, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9928 / 53°59'34"N

Longitude: -1.069 / 1°4'8"W

OS Eastings: 461135

OS Northings: 455598

OS Grid: SE611555

Mapcode National: GBR NQZ8.CF

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.KW5X

Entry Name: 90-96, Chestnut Grove

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328554

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 CHESTNUT GROVE
(east side)


10/18 Nos 90-96 (even)


GV II


Terrace consisting of 2 pairs of cottages. c1909-1914. By Parker and
Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick and French tile roof.
Lobby entry with living room and scullery beyond. 2 storeys, 7 first-floor
windows, with central weatherboarded gable to each pair. Half-glazed doors
and plate glass sashes to ground floor and 4-pane sashes to first floor
throughout. Central round-arched through passage. Each pair of cottages
has two 4-light canted bay windows flanked by doors beneath round arches
containing decorative tiles. First floor: central flat-topped 2-light half
dormer flanked by single-pane casements at slightly lower level. Each gable
contains a pair of 3-light casements. Hipped roof. 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: SE6113555598

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