Description: 1,1a and 3, Octagon Road
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286886
OS Grid Reference: TQ0926962583
OS Grid Coordinates: 509269, 162583
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3518, -0.4323
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/316 Nos. 1, la and 3
Almshouse group. Circa 1912 by Sir Aston Webb. Grey brick with red brick dressings,
plain tiled hipped roofs with handed stacks to left and right of centre. Single storey
and attic under 2 flat roofed dormers. Central recessed range with projecting gable
front end wings. 1 glazing bar sash window in each gable end, one casement window
either side of central, paired, part glazed doors. Colonnade of 4 twisted brick
piers across the front with quoined responds.
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 CF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) pp520-1.
Listing NGR: TQ0926962583
Source: English Heritage
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