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Station House

Address : Midland Road, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0927221672

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the High Town conservation area

Site Description : Dating around 1840, only house remaining from the lower part of High Town Road. Thought to have originally been associated with the hat industry and used as small bleaching and dying unit, before it was purchased by Midland railway and used as station master's house. One of the most important buildings remaining in High Town. Stone washed, 2 storey with attic, plain clay tile roof. Bowed bay window to ground floor with hipped roof, timber sash windows. Architrave surrounds to corniced doorway. Rear of the property has been heavily extended, the front elevation remains as it was.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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

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 Station House and are all within about 100 metres :

Dudley Street
4 Dudley Street [Draft Local List]
High Town Road
Bollard [Draft Local List]
2 High Town Road [Draft Local List]
5 High Town Road [Draft Local List]
Midland Road
Red Telephone Box [Draft Local List]
102 Midland Road [Draft Local List]

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