Luton Heritage Forum

63 George Street

Address : 63 George Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0907621236

Site Status : Grade II listed

Conservation Area : This is in the Town Centre conservation area

Statutory List Description : Late C19 office building in Queen Anne style. Red brick with stucco and stone dressings. Welsh slate roof. Two window bay facade to George Street, with single bay angled corner and 11 bays to King Street elevation. Three storeys. Rendered parapet with capped pillars at bay divisions, moulded cornice. Second floor has double hung sashes in architrave surrounds. Keystone to window on angled corner elevation. Continuous bracketed cill string. First floor has taller sash windows in similar surrounds but with cornice. Entrance elevation window on corner has keystone and heavy bracketed pediment. Continuous cill string with modillions except to last 6 bays of King Street elevation. Stucco quoins to angles of first and second floors. Ground floor remodelled in C20 and given rusticated pilasters, polished marble columns and plinth. The entrance has heavy keystone, carved swags and bracketed curved canopy.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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External Links

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63 George Street - 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 63 George Street and are all within about 100 metres :

George Street
Luton Town Hall [Grade II listed]
War Memorial [Grade II listed]
35-39 George Street [Draft Local List]
36 George Street - Former ’Waterstones’ building [Draft Local List]
60 George Street [Draft Local List]
62 George Street [Draft Local List]
George Street West
1 George Street West [Grade II listed]
3 George Street West [Grade II listed]
3 George Street West - Railings At Number 3 George Street West [Grade II listed]
4 George Street West [Draft Local List]
King Street
7-11 King Street [Draft Local List]
23-27 King Street [Grade II listed]
28 King Street [Draft Local List]
29-37 King Street [Grade II listed]
Wellington Street
8 & 10 Wellington Street - 8-10 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
25 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]

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