Description: North and South Model Cottage
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286890
OS Grid Reference: TQ0925362521
OS Grid Coordinates: 509253, 162521
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3513, -0.4325
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/320 North and South
Almshouse pair. Circa 1912, possibly by Frank Atkinson. Red brick, roughcast in
gables, with plain tiled roofs, hipped over projecting centre bay. Central panelled
ridge stack with end stacks to left and right of centre. Symmetrical , single storey
with projecting square bay to centre and gabled, projecting bays to ends. Leaded
casement fenestration, four windows across, the outer ones bowed . Planked and
ribbed doors in recessed porches flanking centre bay with braced wooden piers across
the front. Wood latticed oval in stone surround to centre of each gable with
inscription to corners of surround: "W.W. 1912)
Whiteley Village wasprovided 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: TQ0925362521
Source: English Heritage
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