Luton Heritage Forum

8-10 Wellington Street

Address : 8 & 10 Wellington Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0900221260

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the Town Centre conservation area

Site Description : Built prior to 1880. Pair of 2 storey buildings with attics, natural slate roof, red brick with stone dressings. First floor has central three bay window with stone surround mounted by decorative brick pillars with Doric capitals supporting extensive stringcourse with dentil band beneath. Windows are casement with led detailing. First floor is mounted by Dutch gables with fractable coping. Central signal bay sash window to gable with stone surround and stone apron underneath string course.

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

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 8-10 Wellington Street and are all within about 100 metres :

George Street
Luton Town Hall [Grade II listed]
War Memorial [Grade II listed]
60 George Street [Draft Local List]
62 George Street [Draft Local List]
63 George Street [Grade II listed]
King Street
7-11 King Street [Draft Local List]
Manchester Street
11 & 13 Manchester Street [Draft Local List]
Wellington Street
25 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
35-45 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
42-50 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]

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