Luton Heritage Forum

66 & 68 Bute Street

Address : 66 & 68 Bute Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0926021476

Site Status : Grade II listed

Conservation Area : This is in the Plaiters Lea conservation area

Statutory List Description : 1870s. Red brick with Welsh slate roof. Three storeys, plain brick parapet. Second floor has 3 windows with gauged brick heads, 2 sashes with glazing bars, one modern casement. Four first floor windows, 2 of each type. C19 shop fronts. No 68 has separate door and window with rendered stall riser, slender pilasters and cornice. No 66 has more monumental 4 bay ground floor with continuous entablature and cornice; 2 doorways to left, central bay with small arched window and right hand window bay. All are divided up by simple pilasters.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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External Links

Bing Maps view - an angled aerial view centred on the current site, which is marked with a blue dot. Bing enables you to move round and view all four sides of the building (n.b. when viewing from other angles, the blue dot may not always indicate the correct building).

The Bridge Hotel - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

Wikipedia's Glossary of Architecture - you might find this helpful if you are not familiar with all the architectural terms used to describe this site. There are links to other glossaries on our Links page.

Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 66 & 68 Bute Street and are all within about 50 metres :

Bute Street, Hat Press
Hat Press [Draft Local List]
Bute Street
28b Bute Street - Bute Mills [Draft Local List]
Guildford Street
30 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
32 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
34 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
47 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
Bute Street
61 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
63 Bute Street - Great Northern Public House [Grade II listed]
64 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
70 Bute Street - George II Public House [Grade II listed]

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