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Description: 40 And42, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286855
OS Grid Reference: TQ0958262424
OS Grid Coordinates: 509582, 162424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3503, -0.4278
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/286 Nos. 40 and 42
Almshouse pair. Circa 1912 by Ernest Newton. Red brick, banded with grey brick
between paired central entrances. Recessed brick quoins. Moulded wooden cornices
to hipped tiled roofs 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: TQ0958262424
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Source: English Heritage
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