18 AND 20, SYCAMORE AVENUE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149140

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: 18 AND 20, SYCAMORE AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address: 18 AND 20, SYCAMORE AVENUE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: York (Unitary Authority)

Parish: New Earswick

National Grid Reference: SE 60994 55538

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History

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Details

SE 6055 NE NEW EARSWICK SYCAMORE AVENUE (south side)

9/61 Nos 18 and 20

GV II

Pair of semi-detached houses. 1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village 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, 4 first-floor windows with shared central gable. Half-glazed doors and standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Each cottage has door beneath segmental arch with 2-light and single-light casements to left and right, and outbuilding to either end. First floor: 2-light casements to gable and single-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: SE6099455538

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 328595

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Sinclair, A, The Planning and Domestic Architecture at Earswick
Waddilove, L, One Mans Vision, (1954)

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