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Former Chapel Langley School

Address : Russell Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0890320712

Site Status : Grade II listed

Statutory List Description : Large and impressive Board School built in 1880 on corner site. Luton grey brick with lighter red brick dressings, Welsh slate roof. Long elevation to Russell Street has central break in building line. Left hand block has central projecting gable with further gable on its right. Right hand block has same central projecting gable with further gables on either side. Apsidal wing facing Chapel Street making L-plan building. Rear wing has apsidal projection. Rear elevation of main block has 2 projecting gabled wings and one apsidal wing. Moulded brick eaves throughout with frieze of lozenges. Windows are all pointed arched sashes with red brick heads and stone drip moulds. Gable ends have compositions of three or four windows with roundel above. The roundel is set in a red brick and stone arch with the typanum decorated with a moulded terracotta scallop pattern.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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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 the Former Chapel Langley School and are all within about 200 metres :

Blyth Place
1-14 Blyth Place [Draft Local List]
Castle Street
66-76 Castle Street [Draft Local List]
Chapel Street
Bethel Baptist Church [Draft Local List]
75-87 (odds) Chapel Street [Draft Local List]
Dumfries Street
43 Dumfries Street [Draft Local List]
Hastings Street
Ebenezer Chapel [Grade II listed]
Railings To Front And Side Of Ebenezer Chapel [Grade II listed]
70-76 Hastings Street [Grade II listed]
Russell Street
St Saviours Church [Draft Local List]
Stockwood Crescent
8 Stockwood Crescent [Draft Local List]
11 Stockwood Crescent [Draft Local List]
Wellington Street
117-129 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
152 Wellington Street - The Fountain Public House [Grade II listed]
Windsor Street
27 Windsor Street [Draft Local List]

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