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50-56, Chestnut Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Latitude: 53.9916 / 53°59'29"N

Longitude: -1.07 / 1°4'11"W

OS Eastings: 461072

OS Northings: 455462

OS Grid: SE610554

Mapcode National: GBR NQZ8.4W

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.JXPV

Entry Name: 50-56, Chestnut Grove

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328548

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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12/12 Nos 50-56 (even)


Terrace consisting of 2 pairs of cottages. c1909-1914. By Parker and
Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick and French tile roof.
Through living room plan with central through passage way. 2 storeys, 9
first-floor windows with gable over passage and paired central gables to
cottages. Replacement doors and standard "New Earswick" window panes
throughout. Round arch to passage flanked by single-pane casements. Each
pair of cottages has pair of 3-light casements flanked by doors beneath
canopies. Single-pane casements to outer bays. First floor: central 2-
light casement flanked by low 3-light casements. Outer gables each have 3-
light casements. Low 2-light casements to outer bays. 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: SE6107255462

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