Luton Heritage Forum

11 & 13 Manchester Street

Address : 11 & 13 Manchester Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0898921361

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Built c.1890 as Liberal Club in debased Jacobean style. Red brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Two storeys with central attic turret under truncated pyramidal roof with cast iron railings. Applied brick curved pediment in Jacobean style. Stone cornice, bands and applied columns down to first floor level. Brick eaves parapet with stone coping and further corner, applied, pillars down to first floor level. First floor has two outer 3-light casements with bowed centre light and stone detailing. Tall two-light casement to central bay with French doors opening on to balcony with cast iron railings. Ground floor divided by rusticated stone pilasters into two wide outer archways and central smaller arched doorway. Decorated spandrels to arch flanked by curled stone brackets supporting first floor balcony

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 11 & 13 Manchester Street and are all within about 200 metres :

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47-53 Bute Street - Former Vyse’s Hat Factory [Draft Local List]
55 Bute Street [Draft Local List]
Cardigan Street
1-5 Cardigan Street - Cardigan Mews [Draft Local List]
2-6 Cardigan Street [Draft Local List]
Dunstable Place
The Oddfellows pub (now Kink) [Draft Local List]
George Street
Luton Town Hall [Grade II listed]
War Memorial [Grade II listed]
32 George Street [Grade II listed]
35-39 George Street [Draft Local List]
36 George Street - Former ’Waterstones’ building [Draft Local List]
60 George Street [Draft Local List]
62 George Street [Draft Local List]
63 George Street [Grade II listed]
Guildford Street
50 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
King Street
7-11 King Street [Draft Local List]
Manchester Street
29-39 Manchester Street [Draft Local List]
New Bedford Road
7 New Bedford Road [Grade II listed]
Upper George Street
Christ Church [Grade II listed]
Wellington Street
8 & 10 Wellington Street - 8-10 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
25 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
35-45 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
42-50 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]

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