Description: 5-11, South Avenue
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286949
OS Grid Reference: TQ0944162364
OS Grid Coordinates: 509441, 162364
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3498, -0.4299
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE SOUTH AVENUE
10/378 Nos. 5 to 11 (odd)
Almshouse group. c1912 by Sir Mervyn Macartney. Red brick with coved cornice to
swept, hipped plain tiled roofs . End stacks and central cupola on four columns.
Single storey . 5 bay centres with central arched through-way flanked by brick
quasi-pilasters and single casements. Outer projections with single casements flanked
by recessed arched entrances. Quadrant walls between piers surmounted by globes
connect the central block to small pavilions with end stacks and arched entrances on
the same style .
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: TQ0944162364
Source: English Heritage
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