Luton Heritage Forum

5 Castle Street

Address : 5 Castle Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0923821080

Site Status : Grade II listed

Conservation Area : This is in the Town Centre conservation area

Statutory List Description : Circa 1870s. Red brick with Welsh slate roof. Three storeys, eaves cornice. Three bay facade with narrow central bay slightly recessed. First and second floors have 3 sash windows with glazing bars and gauged brick heads; first floor taller than second. Brick band between floors. Ground floor has heavy moulded cornice with brackets over central doorway flanked by 2 large semi-circular headed windows with keystones decorated with a bunch of grapes. The window arches spring from brick pilasters; stone cills.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

A red marker shows the site's location on the map and aerial view below. Use the slider controls or +/- buttons to zoom in and out, or click and drag the map or aerial view to move around.

To view street level photographs using Google Street View, drag the little orange figure (top left in the aerial view) onto one of the roads. To exit Street View, click the X in the top right corner. NB - when in Street View the red marker's position can be less accurate and may not always point to the correct building. You can blame Google for that, not us!





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).

Saint Marys Luton Church Architecture - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

Saint Marys Luton Additions and Alterations - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

List of Luton Vicars - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

Thieves at Saint Marys - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

St. Mary’s Chuch - the official St. Mary’s Church website.

St. Mary’s Church, Luton - Wikipedia web page about St. Mary’s Church.

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 5 Castle Street and are all within about 100 metres :

Castle Street
Red Lion Hotel [Grade II listed]
1 Castle Street - The White Hart Public House [Grade II listed]
2-8 Castle Street [Grade II listed]
Chapel Street
9 Chapel Street - The Griffin Public House [Grade II listed]
George Street
1 George Street - The Nickel Bag Public House [Grade II listed]
21 George Street [Grade II listed]
23 George Street [Draft Local List]
25 George Street [Draft Local List]
27 George Street [Draft Local List]
35-39 George Street [Draft Local List]
Park Street
2 & 4 Park Street [Draft Local List]
Park Street West
27 & 29 Park Street West [Grade II listed]
31 & 33 Park Street West - 31-33 Park Street West [Draft Local List]

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