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English Rose Public House

Address : Old Bedford Road, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0901721882

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : The original name The Rabbit, was derived from the name of this area, Coney Hall, and was trading as a public house by 1845. It is generally considered that the pub was built on the site of the eighteenth century Coney Hall. A coney was an early name for a rabbit, The house underwent a rebuild in 1908 but there is no known photograph of the original building. 2 storey of red brick with colourwash to ground floor. Projecting ground floor with flat roof and two bowed bay windows and central entrance door. First floor has striking Dutch gable bearing the date 1908 with three dormer windows under red brick arches and key stones. Plain clay tile roof with decorative ridge tiles

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

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to the English Rose Public House and are all within about 300 metres :

Clarendon Road
12 & 14 Clarendon Road [Draft Local List]
Dudley Street
1-5 Dudley Street [Draft Local List]
4 Dudley Street [Draft Local List]
Frederick Street
3-7 Frederick Street - Factories [Draft Local List]
9 Frederick Street [Draft Local List]
12 & 14 Frederick 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]
Station House [Draft Local List]
102 Midland Road [Draft Local List]
New Bedford Road
72 New Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
North Street
1 North Street - Seventh Day Adventist Church [Draft Local List]
Old Bedford Road
25-35 Old Bedford Road [Draft Local List]

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