Building record MYO620 - 3-4 Sycamore Avenue

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Grid reference SE 6108 5556 (point)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish New Earswick, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Pair of houses. 1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Lobby entry with living room and scullery to rear. 2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows. Half-glazed doors recessed in round-arched porches to outer bays flanking pairs of 4-pane sashes 4-pane sashes to first floor. Sprocketed eaves. 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: SE6108555560

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

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Oct 8 2014 9:34AM

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