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Melson Arms Public House

Address : John Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0942321382

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the Plaiters Lea conservation area

Site Description : Built prior to 1880, interestingly designed corner public house with chamfered corner bearing Melson crest to 1st floor. Red brick with stone wash, two storeys. Ground floor has three recessed timber sliding sash windows with lead detailing with two smaller timber sash windows to single storey flat roof ground level rear extension. First floor has three recessed timber sliding sash windows. Natural slate hip roof. Elevation facing St Marys Road had three recessed sliding sash windows with lead detailing to ground floor and two recessed sliding sash timber windows to first floor.

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

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 Melson Arms Public House - 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 the Melson Arms Public House and are all within about 200 metres :

Bute Street
28b Bute Street - Bute Mills [Draft Local List]
61 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
63 Bute Street - Great Northern Public House [Grade II listed]
64 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
66 & 68 Bute Street [Grade II listed]
70 Bute Street - George II Public House [Grade II listed]
Bute Street, Hat Press
Hat Press [Draft Local List]
Cheapside
49 Cheapside [Draft Local List]
53 Cheapside [Grade II listed]
Church Street
Parish Church Of St Mary [Grade I listed]
Guildford Street
22a and b Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
24 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
30 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
32 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
34 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
37 & 39 Guildford Street [Draft Local List]
47 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
John Street
55 John Street [Draft Local List]

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