Luton Heritage Forum

Hill View

Address : Hart Hill Lane, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0978821741

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Built in 1914 with Art Noveau flavour. Three bay detached house of two storeys on a deep rough cast rendered piano nobile otherwise of brown brick. The principle rooms of the lower floor each have a bracketed oriel. The disposition of the windows is asymmetrical about the central bay which is distinguished by a mansard gable with heavy bargeboards. The entrance door at the level of the piano nobile is set asymmetrically in the composition under a splayed elliptical pitched tiled hood Plain clay tile roof. Central gable flaked by two hipped dormers. Perfect symmetry to first and second floors. Bow windows to first floor.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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

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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 Hill View and are all within about 400 metres :

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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]
56 Hart Hill Drive [Draft Local List]
Hart Lane
Hart Lane Water Tower [Grade II listed]
Havelock Road
11-21 Havelock Road [Draft Local List]
High Town Road
The Painters Arms Public House [Grade II listed]
70 High Town Road - Former Co-op [Draft Local List]
John Street
Melson Arms Public House [Draft Local List]
55 John Street [Draft Local List]
Wenlock Street
Church of St Matthew [Grade II listed]

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