Luton Heritage Forum

The Cock Public House

Address : 38 Park Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0941521068

Site Status : Grade II listed

Statutory List Description : A two storey timber framed building of C17 or probably earlier origins, the front rebuilt in red brick in the early C19, with an extension of one bay including a waggon-way to the left. Gable end slate roof over front range. C19 sashes to first floor and pub window and doorway to painted ground floor both with moulded cornice on consoles. The timber framed structure extends back from the two bays of the front on an L plan. A substantial part of the studding including the bressumer is exposed to the waggon-way. A secondary two storey timber framed wing with straight bracing and lighter studding extends to the rear and is probably of late C17 build.

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).

The Cock Public House - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

Husband Beating at The Cock Public House - 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 The Cock Public House and are all within about 100 metres :

Park Street
16 Park Street [Grade II listed]
18 & 20 Park Street [Draft Local List]
22 & 24 Park Street - The Brewery Tap Public House & The Pioneer Bookshop [Grade II listed]
28-36 Park Street [Draft Local List]
Park Street West
11 & 13 Park Street West [Grade II listed]
15-19 Park Street West [Draft Local List]
21 & 23 Park Street West [Grade II listed]
25 Park Street West [Draft Local List]
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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