Building record MYO614 -


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Grid reference SE 6099 5520 (point)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish New Earswick, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Terrace. 1902-1905. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick with first floor whitewashed except to gable ends, French tile roof. 2 storeys, 9 first-floor windows with narrow gable breaking forward slightly to left and wide gable projecting well forward to right. Replacement doors and standard "New Earswick" window panes. Extreme left; weatherboarded single-storey extension with board door and single-light window. Left gabled bay: canted bay window with hung tiles above. Main entrance to No 23 to right in porch with plain tile roof and 3-light casement to right. Central range: doors to Nos 25, 27 and 29 all in additional flat-topped porches flanked by 2-light and 3-light casements. Right gable end: pair of large bay windows, that to left of 7 lights, that to right a plate glass shop front. First floor: canted bay window to left gable end. 2-light and 3-light half dormers to central range and 5-light window to right gable. Half hipped roofs to gables. Stacks removed. Entrance to No 31 to side elevation. 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: SE6099555201

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

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Record last edited

Oct 8 2014 9:34AM


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