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Description: 17-23, East Avenue
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286713
OS Grid Reference: TQ0958362475
OS Grid Coordinates: 509583, 162475
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3508, -0.4278
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE EAST AVENUE
10/136 Nos. 17 to 23(odd)
Almshouse group. Circa 1912 by Ernest Newton. Red brick with red brick quoins and
dressings, moulded wooden eaves cornice to hipped plain tiled roof. End stacks. 2
storeys. 5 bays , the central 3 divided by rusticated brick pilasters. Casement
windows on both floors in outer bays. Balconies on first floor in central 3 bays, the
outer pairs blocked at time of resurvey. 3 arched entrances below,the centre one
leading to two-flight stair with iron balustrade.
Whiteley Village was provided by William Whiteley of Whiteley's stores for thrifty
old folk and was laid out on an octagonal plan by Frank Atkinson, employing leading
architects of the day.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp520-1.
Listing NGR: TQ0958362475
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Source: English Heritage
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