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Latitude: 51.3495 / 51°20'58"N
Longitude: -0.4306 / 0°25'50"W
OS Eastings: 509392
OS Northings: 162323
OS Grid: TQ093623
Mapcode National: GBR 36.Q4C
Mapcode Global: VHFV4.HB7V
Entry Name: 78 and 80, Octagon Road
Listing Date: 16 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191383
English Heritage Legacy ID: 286866
Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT12
Electoral Ward/Division: Weybridge St George's Hill
Built-Up Area: Weybridge
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
10/297 Nos. 78 and 80
Almshouse pair. Circa 1912 by Sir Mervyn Macartney. Red brick with wide central
projection and coved cornice to plain tiled, swept hipped roof which is recessed
over wings. Central off ridge stack to front. Single storey. 4 bays those to
centre with casements, the outer two with round-headed entrance arches masking
casement windows and boarded doors.
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) pp520-521.
Listing NGR: TQ0939262323
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