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73 and 75, Chestnut Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in New Earswick, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9929 / 53°59'34"N

Longitude: -1.0695 / 1°4'10"W

OS Eastings: 461104

OS Northings: 455610

OS Grid: SE611556

Mapcode National: GBR NQZ8.8D

Mapcode Global: WHFBX.JWYT

Entry Name: 73 and 75, Chestnut Grove

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328557

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

SE 6155 NW NEW EARSWICK CHESTNUT GROVE
(west side)


10/21 Nos 73 and 75


GV II


Pair of semi-detached houses. c1909-1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph
Rowntree Village Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Parlour cottages. 2
storeys, 2 first-floor windows with shared central gable. Standard "New
Earswick" window panes throughout. Pair of 2-light casements flanked by 3-
light casements. First floor: 2-light casements. Weatherboarding to gable
end. Stacks removed. Entrances to side elevations. 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: SE6110455610

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