Luton Heritage Forum

40a Guildford Street

Address : 40a Guildford Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0920921466

Site Status : Grade II listed

Conservation Area : This is in the Plaiters Lea conservation area

Statutory List Description : Late C19 factory. Red brick with yellow brick dressings. Rusticated stucco ground floor; Welsh slate roof. Three storeys, five window bays. Yellow brick quoins to first and second floors, also between second and third bays from left. Casement windows in architrave surrounds with cornices on consoles to first floor. Cornice to ground floor rustication. Ground floor has three arched windows to square headed doors and one large arched doorway. Horizontal band runs across full length of ground floor rustication at springing of arches to openings.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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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 40a Guildford Street and are all within about 50 metres :

Bute Street, Hat Press
Hat Press [Draft Local List]
Guildford Street
40 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
Bute Street
47-53 Bute Street - Former Vyse’s Hat Factory [Draft Local List]
Guildford Street
47 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
Bute Street
55 Bute Street [Draft Local List]
61 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
63 Bute Street - Great Northern Public House [Grade II listed]
64 Bute Street [Grade II listed]

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