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Latitude: 51.3494 / 51°20'57"N
Longitude: -0.4294 / 0°25'45"W
OS Eastings: 509475
OS Northings: 162315
OS Grid: TQ094623
Mapcode National: GBR 36.Y55
Mapcode Global: VHFV4.HBVX
Entry Name: 66 and 68, Octagon Road
Listing Date: 16 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 286861
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
10/292 Nos. 66 and 68
Almshouse row. Circa 1912 by Sir Mervyn Macartney. Red brick with eaves cornice
to swept , hipped, plain tiled roof, hipped projections over projecting bays
below and two ridge stacks. Central block at angle to corner of octagon with wings
set at 22½ degrees to centre. Central arch flanked by oculi. Projecting outer bays
with large 8-light casement in each, flanked by recessed entrances containing a
casement window and board door.
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: TQ0947562315
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