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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.


List entry Number: 1149179



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


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: 328585

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11/51 Nos 9-21 (odd)


Terrace. 1902-1905. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick, French tile roof. Direct entry to living room with scullery beyond. 2 storeys, 9 first-floor windows with wide central gable embracing 2 dwellings and asymmetrical end gables. Board doors and standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Central gabled bay: 4-light windows beneath relieving arches flanked by doors recessed in porches. Gabled bay flanked by pairs of round arches the inner ones leading to through passages, the outer ones containing recessed doors, to Nos 13 and 19. To left: two 4- light canted bay windows and door to No 11, recessed in porch. To right: 4- light casement beneath relieving arch to No 19. Outer bays: doors in open porches held on wooden posts to corners, and 4-light windows beneath relieving arches. First floor: central gable contains a pair of 3-light windows beneath relieving arches. The gable is flanked by small single-pane windows and 2-light and 3-light flat-topped half dormers. The end gables have 3-light windows. Small inserted roof lights flank central gable. 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: SE6096755201

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 60967 55201


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