Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1114607

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1981

Statutory Address: 64, BUTE STREET


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Statutory Address: 64, BUTE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Luton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 09253 21468


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BUTE STREET 1. 5123 (south-east side)

TL 0921 2/8 No 64 II GV

2. Hat factory dated 1889, in a florid neo-Jacobean style. Luton grey bricks with stone dressings; Welsh slate roof. Three storeys, 3 bay facade, with pilasters to corners and demarcating central bay. Above it is a pediment with a central stone-edged roundel. It is stone-coped with corner pilasters and decorated moulded brick panel below. Dentil eaves and cornice. The second floor outer bay windows are casements in architrave surrounds. The centre bay has a pair of windows with semi-circular arched heads in a stone surround. Cill band. The first floor windows are all of the same style, the outer 2 of 3 lights, the centre one of 2 lights. They have stone surrounds with mullions and high level transoms. Above them is a decorated panel with a cartouche and swags of flowers under a shallow brick and stone arch. The ground floor consists of a monumental central entrance with 2 flanking windows and a left-hand secondary doorway. The whole is under a continuous entablature and dentil cornice. The doorway has a segmental pediment. Each element is divided by pseudo-marble Corinthian pilasters. There are brick stall risers with arched openings to the cellar.

Listing NGR: TL0925321468


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Legacy System number: 35786

Legacy System: LBS

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