Description: 4-8, West Avenue
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 287010
OS Grid Reference: TQ0932862503
OS Grid Coordinates: 509328, 162503
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3511, -0.4314
TO 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE WEST AVENUE
10/441 Nos. 4 to 8 (even)
Almshouse row. c1912 by Frank Atkinson. Red brick with hipped plain tiled roofs and
2 centre ridge stacks. Single storey. 5 bays with 2 casements under gauged heads
in 2nd and 4th bays. Recessed cambered head openings with stone coped keystones to
outer bays, further casement window in rear wall of recess. Central opening with
moulded brick surround. Ashlar keystone and cornice band containing further window
and panelled doors to left side of porch. Bay set back to left end containing a
further 2 windows. Lantern with sphere finial to left end of main block.
iihiteley 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: TQ0932862503
Source: English Heritage
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