Building record MYO619 - ARCHWAY TO RIGHT


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Grid reference SE 6104 5553 (point)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish New Earswick, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Pair of semi-detached houses. 1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntreevillage Trust. Lobby-entry plan with living room and scullery side by side and coal shed and WC in outbuilding. Brick with French tile roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows with left bay breaking forward beneath gable. Half-glazed doors and standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Left cottage: 2-light casement with door beneath segmental arch to right. Right cottage: door beneath segmental arch with 2-light casement to left and single-light casement to right. Round arch to right conceals outbuilding with hipped roof. First floor: to left a repositioned 3-light casement; to right, a flat-topped 2-light casement half dormer. 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: SE6104455532

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

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Oct 8 2014 9:34AM


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