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Entrance Gate and Outbuildings to Wardown Park House

Address : Wardown Park, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0894123014

Site Status : Grade II listed

Statutory List Description : Outbuildings to north of Wardown Park House include arched classical style courtyard entry, dated 1877. Luton grey bricks and terracotta detailing, design same as on portecochere. One side of link block to the main house forms a curtain wall. Six windows with glazing bars, stone lintels and cills under a parapet partly concealing slate roof. Continues to north of gateway for short length of wall before becoming gable end of outbuilding. This has stepped coping with pyramidal terra cotta caps, and single tall round headed light in apex. Outbuilding belonging to it in red and Luton grey bricks with gable end having clock towards right hand side of range. This building is included for its group value with the gateway.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to the Entrance Gate and Outbuildings to Wardown Park House and are all within about 500 metres :

Alexandra Avenue
Denbigh High School [Draft Local List]
Manton Drive
25 Manton Drive [Draft Local List]
New Bedford Road
Bide a While [Draft Local List]
135 New Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
Old Bedford Road
145 Old Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
Stockingstone Road
279 Stockingstone Road [Draft Local List]
Wardown Park
Quadrant Walls, Curtain Walls And Gate Piers To Wardown Park Lodge [Grade II listed]
Wardown Park House [Grade II listed]
Summerhouse at Wardown Park [Grade II listed]
Lodge To Wardown Park [Grade II listed]
Daisy Chain Wall [Draft Local List]

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