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2 High Town Road

Address : 2 High Town Road, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0929221697

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the High Town conservation area

Site Description : Railway Tavern PH. Early 19th century with later 19th century alterations. Luton grey brick with first floor colourwashed. Welsh slate roof. Two storeys and attics. Front façade has two first floor double hung sashes with ground floor double fronted pub entrance, doors and windows flanked by pilasters from cilllevel. Continuous fascia board and cornice. This elevation also has attic sash window under cornice or consoles. 2 first floor double hung sashes. Ground floor sash with cornice and doorway in plain stucco surround.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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External Links

Bing Maps view - an angled aerial view centred on the current site, which is marked with a blue dot. Bing enables you to move round and view all four sides of the building (n.b. when viewing from other angles, the blue dot may not always indicate the correct building).

The Railway Tavern - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

High Town Road in General - web page on the BLARS (Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service) Community Archives website.

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 2 High Town Road and are all within about 200 metres :

Dudley Street
1-5 Dudley Street [Draft Local List]
4 Dudley Street [Draft Local List]
Guildford Street
50 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
High Town Road
High Town Methodist Church [Grade II listed]
High Town Methodist Church Hall [Grade II listed]
Gates, Dwarf Wall And Railings To High Town Methodist Church [Grade II listed]
Bollard [Draft Local List]
5 High Town Road [Draft Local List]
48 & 48A High Town Road [Draft Local List]
70 High Town Road - Former Co-op [Draft Local List]
Midland Road
Red Telephone Box [Draft Local List]
Station House [Draft Local List]
102 Midland Road [Draft Local List]

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