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Description: 120,120a and 120b, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286874
OS Grid Reference: TQ0929062545
OS Grid Coordinates: 509290, 162545
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3515, -0.4320
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/305 Nos. 120, 120a and
Almshouse group. Circa 1912. Red brick with rusticated quoins. Plain tiled swept
hipped roof with rusticated end stacks. Single storey with attic under central
thermal dormer. Central block at an angle to the octagon with end projections canted
at 22½ degrees from the main block. Irregular 7 casement window front with entrance
in left and projection.
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 (1971) pp520-1.
Listing NGR: TQ0929062545
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Source: English Heritage
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