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Latitude: 53.9927 / 53°59'33"N
Longitude: -1.0691 / 1°4'8"W
OS Eastings: 461131
OS Northings: 455585
OS Grid: SE611555
Mapcode National: GBR NQZ8.BG
Mapcode Global: WHFBX.KX40
Entry Name: 82-88, Chestnut Grove
Listing Date: 12 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315951
English Heritage Legacy ID: 328553
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 CHESTNUT GROVE
10/17 Nos 82-88 (even)
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, 9 first-floor
windows, with central weatherboarded gable to each pair. Half-glazed doors,
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 tiling. 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. 2-light windows to outer bays.
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: SE6113155585
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