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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 56-64, OCTAGON ROAD

List entry Number: 1030148



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 286860

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Whiteley Village

10/291 Nos. 56 to 64. (even)


Almshouse row, Circa 1912 by Sir Ernest George. Red brick with plain tiled roofs and two return gables painted towards the left end. These and end gables decorated with double curves. 3 panelled ridge stacks, one at right end. Single storey. 15 bays with windows in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th , 8th, 11th, 14th and 15th bays. Single entrance arch to left end, pointed entrance arches in 6th and 7th bays and 12th and 13th bays. Glazing bar sash windows and boarded doors throughout, brick pilaster mouldings to entrance arches. 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: TQ0951662341

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 520-1

National Grid Reference: TQ 09516 62341


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