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Description: 146 and 148, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286880
OS Grid Reference: TQ0940162630
OS Grid Coordinates: 509401, 162630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3522, -0.4304
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/311 Nos 146 and 148
Almshouse pair. Circa 1912. Probably by Sir Reginald Blomfield. Red brick with
hipped, plain tiled roof and two small stacks at each end of the ridge. Single storey
with 6 irregular bays across. 2 oculi to centre flanked by casement wi dows and
segment headed arches to entrance bays in outer bays. Wall surface breaks forward
in centre and window 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: TQ0940162630
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