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The Folk Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Latitude: 53.9892 / 53°59'21"N

Longitude: -1.0735 / 1°4'24"W

OS Eastings: 460843

OS Northings: 455196

OS Grid: SE608551

Mapcode National: GBR NQY9.CQ

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.HZ0N

Entry Name: The Folk Hall

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328576

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

(west side)

11/42 The Folk Hall


Village Hall, 1905-1908, with addition of 1935. By Parker and Unwin, for
Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. 1935 addition by Parker alone. Pebbledashed
and whitewashed brick, with French tile roof. Early C-shaped range to north
containing original hall and reading room, with later extension to south
containing new hall. North range: 2 storeys, 9 bays with central range
flanked by 2 side wings breaking forward at oblique angle. To centre:
recent flat-topped glazed porch flanked by 2 tall windows breaking roof line
lighting former hall. To left: an extension under a catslide roof contains
a half-glazed door with single-light fixed window and 2-light casement to
left and 2-light casement to right. Left wing: no ground-floor openings but
pair of dormers with hipped roofs. Right range: gabled extension to left
lit by recent casements. Central canted bay rising through 2 storeys to
gable end contains glazed double doors with overlight and sidelights flanked
by pairs of single-light fixed windows. Pairs of recent plate glass fixed
windows to left and right. First floor: central canted bay has mock timber
framing and a 5-light casement with half-height lights to sides. Plate
glass dormers to left and right. Canted bay with mock timber framing to
right gable and, with 6-light casements. Half hipped roof to right.
Bellcote to left. South extension: open hall under steeply-pitched roof lit
by dormers, 4 bays. Double door flanked by buttresses to left of centre
with 2-light casement flanked by single-light casements to left. To right:
pair of plate glass fixed windows flanked by buttresses First floor: 3
tall dormers with hipped roofs to right, and one low dormer with hipped roof
to left. Pair of external stacks to left. Central bellcote. Interior:
main hall in extension. Original hall in centre of earlier wing now divided
at first floor level. Other rooms include general purpose room, office and
meeting room.

Listing NGR: SE6084355196

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