EYO6571 - FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY

Type

OTHER

Location

Location WHITE ROSE AVENUE, NEW EARSWICK
Grid reference SE 6073 5514 (point)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish New Earswick, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

The Architectural History Practice

Date

2016

Map

Description

NMR Information: Architectural Survey The meeting house is a good example of a late-twentieth century domestic revival design, with a sympathetically designed extension, built 2002. The building is located at the heart of New Earswick, a model village built by Quaker Joseph Rowntree and designed by Parker and Unwin in the early 1900s. Evidential value This is a purpose-built structure of 1988, and the site is of low evidential value Historical value The meeting house is located within Joseph Rowntree's model village at New Earswick, laid out from 1901 and designed by Parker and Unwin. The building has medium historic significance as part of the overall development of Quakerism in New Earswick and has strong associations with the Rowntree family. Aesthetic value This modern building has medium aesthetic value and makes a neutral contribution to the character of the townscape. Communal value The meeting house has high communal value as a building developed for the Quakers which has been in use since it opened in 1988. The building provides a local community focus and its facilities are used by local groups. Information from OASIS Online Form. Architectural History Practice [historic building survey reports] Neil E/2016/Friends Meeting House New Earswick, Historic Building Record.

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Jun 3 2020 9:14AM

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