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Latitude: 51.35 / 51°21'0"N
Longitude: -0.428 / 0°25'40"W
OS Eastings: 509573
OS Northings: 162390
OS Grid: TQ095623
Mapcode National: GBR 36.QT0
Mapcode Global: VHFV4.JBMD
Entry Name: 44 and 44a, Octagon Road
Listing Date: 16 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030146
English Heritage Legacy ID: 286856
Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT12
District Council Ward: Weybridge St George's Hill
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Hersham
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD
10/287 Nos, 44 and 44a
Almshouse pair. Circa 1912 by Ernest Newton. Red brick with raised quoins. Moulded
wooden cornice to plain tiled hipped roof with tall panelled stacks-off ridge- and
4 hipped dormers. Centred return gable with bargeboards and "Venetian" window type
casement on first floor. Single storey and attics. 2 bays to left of entrance arch,
3 to right, irregular casements. Central entrance arch with moulded brick impost
blocks and keystone. Half-glazed door behind. Subsidiary entrance (No44a) with flat
hood over in right hand return front.
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: TQ0957362390
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