New Earswick York by JOSEPH ROWNTREE VILLAGE TRUST

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New Earswick York

York Published by the Village Trust 1913

45pp illustrated with line ills, photo litho illustrations and tables. Long 8vo. Brown wrappers overprinted with white titles. Good copy. Explanation of the objective of the Trust and housing scheme. Illustrations include plans of the cottages as well as photographs of the village scene. Tables give costs of construction of various elements of the village including cottages, the open air school etc. Superb period item documenting the early history and enthusiasm for garden villages. New Earwsick was a project of Joseph Rowntree. The first 28 houses were built between 1902 and 1904 by the architect Raymond Unwin, after which the Joseph Rowntree Village Trust was established to continue building and manage the new village. It was a planned as a mixed community to house both employees of the Rowntree chocolate factory along side other York residents. .Hard to find.

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