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3-13, North Avenue, Hersham

Description: 3-13, North Avenue

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286819

OS Grid Reference: TQ0942762579
OS Grid Coordinates: 509427, 162579
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3518, -0.4300

Location: North Avenue, West Molesey, Surrey KT12 4DW

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

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Listing Text


Whiteley Village

10/241 Nos. 3 to 13 (odd)


Almshouse row. Circa 1912 by Sir Reginald Blomfield. Red brick with ashlar dressings
to centre on brick plinth. Plain tilled roof with four tall ridge stacks. Central
pediment and columned cupola on rusticated square pedestal, flamboyant Baroque urns
to ends of pedestal. Central 1½ storey arch breaking through ashlar string course
below pediment, which also forms the lintel of flank ng doorways with massive
Baroque, projecting keystones. $ windows, all casements, flanking central projection
the second from the centre on both sides inset behind segment-head arch. Outer bays
with narrow segment-headed entrance arches.
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.

Listing NGR: TQ0942762579

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Source: English Heritage

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