Luton Heritage Forum

Hibbert Cottages, Alms Houses

Address : 1-24 Hibbert Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0913420687

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Almshouses built in 1885 (Architect Alfred Williams) Two storey terraced building in Luton grey with red tiled roof. Central projecting gable with bay window at first floor above red brick arch and framed by brick pier and capital either side. Gable has decorative plaster work. Symmetrical fashion either side of central feature containing three units with central brick arched doorway, two three light windows on either side with split central hung casements with rubbed red brick arches to ground floor. Upper floor separated with red brick string course.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Architectural, Aesthetic and Artistic Interest; Group Value and Contribution to Built Environment

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to the Hibbert Cottages, Alms Houses and are all within about 200 metres :

Castle Street
59-65 Castle Street [Draft Local List]
66-76 Castle Street [Draft Local List]
Chapel Street
Bethel Baptist Church [Draft Local List]
75-87 (odds) Chapel Street [Draft Local List]
Hibbert Street
Hibbert Arms Public House [Draft Local List]
Union Street
3 Union Street [Draft Local List]
6 & 8 Union Street - 6-8 Union Street [Draft Local List]

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