Luton Heritage Forum

Lodge and Gates

Address : Rothesay Cemetery, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0857521031

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the Rothesay conservation area

Site Description : Rothesay Cemetery established by the General Cemetery Company to serve the non conformist community which outnumbered Anglicans by ratio of more that 3 to 1. Lodge and gates were completed in time for the opening of new cemetery in 1854. In Gothic style with flint facework, red brick dressing and limestone detailing with Welsh Slate Roof

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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

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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 the Lodge and Gates and are all within about 200 metres :

Adelaide Street
43 Adelaide Street [Draft Local List]
Gladstone Avenue
1-11 Gladstone Avenue [Draft Local List]
2-22 Gladstone Avenue [Draft Local List]
Rothesay Cemetery
Captain Charles Beecroft Grave Stone [Draft Local List]
Rothesay Road
59 & 61 Rothesay Road [Draft Local List]

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