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2-12, North Avenue, Hersham

Description: 2-12, North Avenue

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286821

OS Grid Reference: TQ0946662583
OS Grid Coordinates: 509466, 162583
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3518, -0.4294

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
10/252 Nos. 2 to 12 (even)


Almshouse row. Circa 1912 by Sir Reginald Blomfield. Red Brick with ashlar dressings
to centre on brick plinth. Plain tiled roof with 4 tall ridge stacks , pediment and
columned cupola on rusticated square pedestal to centre. Flamboyant Baroque urns to
pediment ends. Central 1½ storey arch breaking through ashlar string below pediment
which also forms the lintel of flanking doorways with massive Baroque projecting
keystones. 4 windows, all casements, flanking central projection, the second from
the centre on both sides inset behind segment-head arches. 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: TQ0946662583

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Source: English Heritage

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