Building record MYO1931 - 73-75 Chestnut Grove

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Grid reference SE 6110 5560 (point)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish New Earswick, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Pair of semi-detached houses. c1909-1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Parlour cottages. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows with shared central gable. Standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Pair of 2-light casements flanked by 3- light casements. First floor: 2-light casements. Weatherboarding to gable end. Stacks removed. Entrances to side elevations. 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: SE6110455610

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Oct 8 2014 9:34AM

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