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50-56, CHESTNUT GROVE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 50-56, CHESTNUT GROVE

List entry Number: 1149165

Location

50-56, CHESTNUT GROVE

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: New Earswick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328548

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 6155 SW NEW EARSWICK CHESTNUT GROVE (east side)

12/12 Nos 50-56 (even)

GV II

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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 61072 55462

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