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14-18, Sycamore Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328602

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 PLACE
(north side)


10/68 Nos 14-18 (consecutive)


GV II


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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