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3,4,5 and 6, Western Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Latitude: 53.9888 / 53°59'19"N

Longitude: -1.0722 / 1°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 460931

OS Northings: 455145

OS Grid: SE609551

Mapcode National: GBR NQY9.NW

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.H0NG

Entry Name: 3,4,5 and 6, Western Terrace

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328605

Location: New Earswick, York, YO32

County: York

Civil Parish: New Earswick

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Huntington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

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11/71 Nos 3, 4, 5 and 6


Terrace. 1902-1905. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village
Trust. Whitewashed brick with pebbledash to gable ends and pantiles.
Direct entry to living room with scullery beyond. 2 storeys, 6 first-floor
windows. Small-paned windows throughout. Replacement glazed doors to outer
bay of each house with canted bay windows to inner bays. First floor:
paired 3-light casements to each gable with pair of 4-pane casements in
centre. 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: SE6093155145

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