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66 and 68, Chestnut Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9921 / 53°59'31"N

Longitude: -1.0695 / 1°4'10"W

OS Eastings: 461106

OS Northings: 455512

OS Grid: SE611555

Mapcode National: GBR NQZ8.8Q

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.JXYH

Entry Name: 66 and 68, Chestnut Grove

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328550

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)


10/14 Nos 66 and 68


GV II


Pair of semi-detached houses. c1909-1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph
Rowntree Village Trust. Brick and French tile roof. Through living room
plan. 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows with a pair of central gables.
Replacement doors, and standard "New Earswick" window panes with soldier
arches to ground floor. Central pair of 3-light casements flanked by doors
beneath canopies, with single-pane windows to outer bays. First floor: 2-
light casements to gables and low 2-light casements to outer bays. 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: SE6110655512

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