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66 AND 68, OCTAGON ROAD

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: 66 AND 68, OCTAGON ROAD

List entry Number: 1030149

Location

66 AND 68, OCTAGON ROAD

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

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

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: 286861

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History

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Details

TQ 0962 BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE OCTAGON ROAD

Whiteley Village

10/292 Nos. 66 and 68

GV II

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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 09475 62315

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