Luton Heritage Forum

56 Hart Hill Drive

Address : 56 Hart Hill Drive, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0983421600

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Example of individually designed detached Victorian villa from private road originally part of Luton HooEstate. Three storeys with attics. Built around later part of 19th century. Prominent gable with barge board, decorative finial, mock Tudor boarding and hanging tiles. Parapet and decorative finial detail to small dormer. Unusual tower turret spanning 4 storeys with timber sash windows on each side of curve on each floor, third floor of tower has brick crenulations feeding to forth floor which has small red brick and is mounted by pointed roof with finial and dentil detailing.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Architectural, Aesthetic and Artistic Interest

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 56 Hart Hill Drive and are all within about 400 metres :

Church Street
Parish Church Of St Mary [Grade I listed]
Crescent Rise
19 Crescent Rise [Draft Local List]
Hart Hill Drive
Gas Lamp Outside Number 10 Hart Hill Drive [Grade II listed]
Gas Lamp Outside Number 32 Hart Hill Drive [Grade II listed]
30 Hart Hill Drive [Draft Local List]
Hart Hill Lane
Hill View [Draft Local List]
High Town Road
The Painters Arms Public House [Grade II listed]

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