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Description: 70 and 72, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286862
OS Grid Reference: TQ0946762315
OS Grid Coordinates: 509467, 162315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3494, -0.4295
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/293 Nos. 70 and 72
Almshouse pair . Circa 1912 by Sir Mervyn Macartney. Red brick with wide central
projection and coved cornice to plain tiled, swept, hipped roofs, recessed over wings.
Central stack off ridge to front. Single storey , 4 bays , those to centre with
casements. Outer 2 with round-headed entrance arches masking casement windows and
Whiteley Village was provided by William Whiteley 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: TQ0946762315
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Source: English Heritage
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