61 AND 63, CHESTNUT GROVE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149169

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: 61 AND 63, CHESTNUT GROVE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 61 AND 63, 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 61066 55504

Summary

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History

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Details

SE 6155 NW NEW EARSWICK CHESTNUT GROVE (west side)

10/23 Nos 61 and 63

GV II

Pairs of cottages. c1909-1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick and French tile roof. Lobby entry with living room and scullery beyond. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows, with central weatherboarded gable. Replacement doors and standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Two 4-light canted bay windows flanked by doors beneath blocked round arches. First floor: gable contains a pair of 3-light casements. Hipped roof. 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: SE6106655504

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 328559

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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