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The Oddfellows pub (now Kink)

Address : Dunstable Place, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0887221213

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Previously called the Oddfellows when first trading around 1850, and owned by Benjamin Bennet of Harpenden. To the rear of the premises were stables and a blacksmith, although the entrance to the blacksmiths was via an archway in Stuart Street. 2 storey, red brick with mock Tudor boarding to first floor. Ground floor are three timber small paned windows with hopper lights above. Entrance doors are on either side with a central entrance all timber panel with fan lights above. First floor has two gable windows with pitch roof and bargeboards and two flush windows with small pane lead division.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Architectural, Aesthetic and Artistic Interest; Historic Interest; Group Value and Contribution to Built Environment; Association with Individuals or Events of Special Local Value

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to The Oddfellows pub (now Kink) and are all within about 200 metres :

Adelaide Street
43 Adelaide Street [Draft Local List]
George Street
Luton Town Hall [Grade II listed]
War Memorial [Grade II listed]
63 George Street [Grade II listed]
George Street West
4 George Street West [Draft Local List]
6 George Street West [Grade II listed]
7 & 9 George Street West [Grade II listed]
8 & 10 George Street West [Grade II listed]
9a George Street West [Grade II listed]
11 George Street West [Grade II listed]
13, 15 & 17 George Street West [Grade II listed]
19 George Street West [Grade II listed]
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]
39 King Street [Grade II listed]
Manchester Street
11 & 13 Manchester Street [Draft Local List]
Stuart Street
24 Stuart Street [Draft Local List]
Upper George Street
Christ Church [Grade II listed]
Wellington Street
Ceylon Baptist Church and Hall [Grade II listed]
Railings Fronting Hall of Ceylon Baptist Church [Grade II listed]
Railings Fronting Ceylon Baptist Church [Grade II listed]
8 & 10 Wellington Street - 8-10 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
25 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
35-45 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
42-50 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
54-58 Wellington Street - Public House [Draft Local List]
85 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]

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