Description: 36 and 38, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286854
OS Grid Reference: TQ0959062488
OS Grid Coordinates: 509590, 162488
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3509, -0.4277
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/285 Nos. 36 and 38
Almshouse pair. Circa 1912 by Ernest Newton. Red brick , banded with grey brick
between paired central entrances . Recessed brick quoins. Moulded wooden cornice
to hipped tiled roof with tall end stacks. 1 storey, paired central entrance bays
flanked by casements in outer bays.
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: TQ0959062488
Source: English Heritage
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