Luton Heritage Forum

28 King Street

Address : 28 King Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0900121144

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the Town Centre conservation area

Site Description : Built between 1880 and 1920 of red brick with stone dressing. Two Storey Dutch gable with pediment and carved decorative detailing. First floor has central six bay casement window with top hung casements above flanked on either side by two four bay windows with top hung casements above. The windows all have stone cills with moulded aprons below and stone lintels above, between these are brick columns mounted by Doric capitals. Parapet wall runs either side of gable with dentil stringcourse. Ground floor is flanked on either side by tiled columns and the entrance is flanked on either side by tiled columns. Doorway is slightly recessed with small flight on two steps leading to front door. Four full length windows run the length of the shopfront divided by mullions. Lead stringcourse runs above timber fascia.

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

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 28 King Street and are all within about 50 metres :

George Street West
4 George Street West [Draft Local List]
6 George Street West [Grade II listed]
King Street
23-27 King Street [Grade II listed]
29-37 King Street [Grade II listed]
Wellington Street
35-45 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
King Street
39 King Street [Grade II listed]

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