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Description: Numbers 10 and 12 and Attached Screen Wall
Date Listed: 25 September 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 287057
OS Grid Reference: TQ0939862325
OS Grid Coordinates: 509398, 162325
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3495, -0.4305
TQ 09 62 ELMBRIDGE SOUTH AVENUE
(west side) Whitley
10/450 Nos 10 and 12 and attached
Two almshouse flats with attached screen wall. c.1912. Red brick in Flemish
bond with plain tile roof. Square on plan; 2 storey 2 x 2 bays with 1st floor
porch on north side and screen wall linking the building to No 8 (q.v.). Plinth.
Wooden cross-windows with casements. Ground floor: each bay has keyed ellip-
tical arch linked by impost string, right arch opening into internal porch
with window and door of 3 fielded panels (to No 10) on left; left arch with
window. Platt band. 2 lst-floor windows. Coved eaves. Swept pyramidal roof
with ball on cushion finial. External stack to left side. On right side,
flight of stone steps with iron balustrade leading to lst-floor porch which
has pilaster to right angle, arch as before, door (to No 12) in left side and
roof hipped on right. Screen wall attached to porch has round arch and stone
coping to top of wall which ramps down from either end. Right return: blind
arch to porch; 1-light lst-floor window on left. Left return: stack flanked
by windows on each floor, those on ground floor with flat brick arches. Rear:
2 small windows to each floor on left.
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, employ-
ing leading architects of the day.
N.Pevsner, Buildings of England, Surrey (1971), pp.520-1.
Listing NGR: TQ0939862325
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