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3-17, Chestnut Walk, Hersham

Description: 3-17, Chestnut Walk

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286621

OS Grid Reference: TQ0933462566
OS Grid Coordinates: 509334, 162566
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3517, -0.4313

Location: Octagon Road, West Molesey, Surrey KT12 4DL

Locality: Hersham
Local Authority: Elmbridge Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT12 4DL

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Listing Text


10/46 Whiteley Village
Nos. 3 to 17 (odd)


Almshouse flats. Circa 1912 by Walter Cave. Red brick , stone dressings with
hipped plain tiled roofs. End stacks to either side of centre, ridge stacks to
wings. Symmetrical, 2 storeys 3 bay block to centre with flanking 1 storey wings
to ends projecting forward to form a courtyard in front. Central block with
quoined ends, plat band over ground floor, stone dressed mullion and transomed(angle
bay casement) windows to outer bays rising through two floors and into the roof
line. Centre divided into 3 bays by quoined piers, arched arcade across the ground
floor, upper balcony above with outer openings glazed. Staircase behind centre
arch, recessed planked doors in arched openings to ends, further doors in quoined
wings to side. Central lantern on bracket over ground floor arch.
Part of Whiteley Village, laid out on an octagonal plan, commissioned by William
Whiteley of Whiteley Stores, to provide housing for thrifty old folk.

Listing NGR: TQ0933462566

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Source: English Heritage

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