Description: 1-15, Circle Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286667
OS Grid Reference: TQ0947262562
OS Grid Coordinates: 509472, 162562
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3516, -0.4294
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE CIRCLE ROAD
10/97 Nos. 1 to 15 (Odd)
Almshouse group. Circa 1912 by Sir Reginald Blomfield. Red brick with sandstone
plinth, quoins and dressings. Hipped roofs with tall panelled central stacks on
ridge . Central projections with wide, open segmental area. 2 identical blocks
joined b central triple arched colonnade with central pediment over, flanking urns.
Blocks: 2 storeys, 4 windows, casements. Those to centre of first floor of "Venetian"
window type. Entrances with round arches set in panels in outer bays of ground floor.
Steps on each side leading to side entrances on first floor of upper flats.
The village was provided by William Whiteley of Whiteley stores for thrifty old folk
and was laid out on an octagonal plan designed by Frank Atkinson, employing leading
architects of the day.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp320-1.
Listing NGR: TQ0947262562
Source: English Heritage
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