Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149170

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: 37-51, CHESTNUT GROVE


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Statutory Address: 37-51, 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 61013 55448


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12/25 Nos 37-51 (odd)


Terrace consisting of 4 pairs of cottages. c1909-1914. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick with French tile roof. Lobby entry with living room and scullery beyond; position of front entrance apparently moved suggesting former direct entry. 2 storeys, 14 first-floor windows with central gable to each pair. Standard "New Earswick" window panes. Each pair has central replacement doors flanked by single-pane casements beneath canopy, and 3-light casements to living room. First floor: 2-light casements to gables, flanked by 3-light casement, half dormers except to end bays. 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: SE6101355448


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Legacy System number: 328561

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

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