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145 Old Bedford Road

Address : 145 Old Bedford Road, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0902822817

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Picturesque lodge built 1820s. Luton grey brick with red brick dressings and bands. Welsh slate roof with large bracketed eaves. One storey and attics. Gable ends have scalloped and pierced bargeboards. Heavy carved brackets to eaves. East elevation has large gabled oriel dormer. Original narrow sash windows. Large lean-to porch, open-sided with timber posts and trefoil-headed arches.

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 145 Old Bedford Road and are all within about 500 metres :

Lansdowne Road
22 Lansdowne Road [Draft Local List]
New Bedford Road
135 New Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
Old Bedford Road
146 Old Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
Stockingstone Road
279 Stockingstone Road [Draft Local List]
Wardown Park
Quadrant Walls, Curtain Walls And Gate Piers To Wardown Park Lodge [Grade II listed]
Entrance Gate and Outbuildings to Wardown Park House [Grade II listed]
Wardown Park House [Grade II listed]
Summerhouse at Wardown Park [Grade II listed]
Lodge To Wardown Park [Grade II listed]
Daisy Chain Wall [Draft Local List]

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