70 AND 72, CHESTNUT GROVE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149167

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: 70 AND 72, CHESTNUT GROVE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 70 AND 72, CHESTNUT GROVE

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 61120 55529

Summary

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History

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Details

SE 6155 NW NEW EARSWICK CHESTNUT GROVE (east side)

10/15 Nos 70 and 72

II GV

Pair of semi-detached houses. 1913. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Parlour cottages with projecting outer wings and small squared projection in angle containing staircase with larder. 2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows with paired gables to either end, the inner one being lower and set back. Standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Replacement doors flanking 2-light casements share porch carried on wooden posts and bressumer. 3-light casements to projecting outer wings. First floor: central pair of low 2- light flat-topped dormers. 2-light casements to smaller gables. 3-light casements to larger gables. 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: SE6112055529

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 328551

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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