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Description: 53-59, Circle Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286676
OS Grid Reference: TQ0937362395
OS Grid Coordinates: 509373, 162395
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3501, -0.4308
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE CIRCLE ROAD
10/106 Nos. 53 to 59(odd)
Almshouse group. Circa 1912 by Sir Aston Webb . Red brick with brick parapet in
outer bays to plain tiled roof with gable parapets and end projecting stacks.
2 storeys. 5 bays, the outer bays projecting with moulded brick quasi-pilasters
on each side of a large tripartite glazing bar sash. 3 arches on ground floor in
centre with central entrance and casements behind outer pair. Central first floor
balcony and flanking casements. The roof sweeps lower at the rear and is supported
on a gigantic cove.
Whiteley Village was provided by William Whiteley of Whiteley's stores for thrifty
old folk and was laid out on octagonal plan, employing leading architects of the day.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp520-1.
Listing NGR: TQ0937362395
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