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Description: 22-30, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286850
OS Grid Reference: TQ0956562554
OS Grid Coordinates: 509565, 162554
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3515, -0.4280
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/281 Nos. 22 to 30(even)
Almshouse row. Circa 1912 by Sir Ernest George. Red brick with rusticated quoins.
Plain tiled roof with three panelled stacks to left and right and at right end. 2
gables projecting toward left hand end. Single storey . 10 bays . Arched entrance
with keystones and blocked lower surrounds in 1st, 4th, 5th, 8th, and 9th bays.
Casement windows in 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, and 10th bays.
Whiteley Village was provided by William Whiteley of Whiteleys stores for thrifty
old folk and was laid out on octagonal plan by Frank Atkinson, employing leading
architects of the day.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp520-1.
Listing NGR: TQ0956562554
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Source: English Heritage
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