Description: 116 and 118, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286873
OS Grid Reference: TQ0928462525
OS Grid Coordinates: 509284, 162525
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3513, -0.4321
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/304 Nos. 116 and 118
Almshouse pair. Circa 1912 by Frank Atkinson. Red brick with plain tiled roof
and tall central ridge stack. Single storey. 4 bays with large casements in
centre two bays and 2 wide, shallow arched headed entrances in outer two. Gauged
heads to openings and ashlar keystones over entrances.
Whiteley Village was provided by William Whiteley of Whiteley's stores for thrifty
old folk, 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: TQ0928462525
Source: English Heritage
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