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Stopsley Baptist Church

Address : St Thomas’ Road, Luton

Grid Reference : TL1019223800

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Originally built in 1863 but rebuilt in 1902. Single storey with attic, Luton grey brick with red brick dressing and stone detailing. Pitch roofed front gable of notable symmetry. Projecting entrance lobby of flat roof with parapet and dentil detailing with central brick arched doorway flanked on both sides by ground floor arched small pane windows. Circular window to centre of 1st floor with red brick surround. Red brick banding runs along parapet which is mounted with cross.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

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

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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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 Stopsley Baptist Church and are all within about 1000 metres :

Bushmead Road
Stopsley Common Farm [Draft Local List]
Butterfield Green Road
Manor Farm [Draft Local List]
111 Butterfield Green Road [Grade II listed]
Hitchin Road
St Thomas’s Church [Draft Local List]
Stopsley War Memorial [Draft Local List]

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