Description: 2-8, South Avenue
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286950
OS Grid Reference: TQ0940462368
OS Grid Coordinates: 509404, 162368
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3499, -0.4304
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE SOUTH AVENUE
10/379 Nos. 2 to 8 (even)
Almshouse group. c1912 by Sir Mervyn Macartney. Red brick with coved cornice to
swept hipped plain tiled roof with end stacks and central cupola on 4 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 in the same
Whiteley Village was provided by Milliam 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: TQ0940462368
Source: English Heritage
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