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Latitude: 53.9931 / 53°59'35"N
Longitude: -1.0702 / 1°4'12"W
OS Eastings: 461055
OS Northings: 455633
OS Grid: SE610556
Mapcode National: GBR NQZ8.3B
Mapcode Global: WHFBX.JWLN
Entry Name: 14-18, Sycamore Avenue
Listing Date: 12 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1173346
English Heritage Legacy ID: 328602
Location: New Earswick, York, YO32
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
SE 6155 NW NEW EARSWICK SYCAMORE PLACE
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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