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HIGH TOWN METHODIST CHURCH HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HIGH TOWN METHODIST CHURCH HALL

List entry Number: 1114628

Location

HIGH TOWN METHODIST CHURCH HALL, HIGH TOWN ROAD

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

County:

District: Luton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1981

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35828

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HIGH TOWN ROAD 1. 5123 High Town Methodist Church Hall TL 0921 2/2 II GV

2. Built as chapel and dated 1852 in simplified classical style with some Italinate touches. Unusual for the use of brick architectural polychromy on front. Three bay facade with flanking of brown brick framed by stock brick slender giant pilasters, cornice and parapet, all in red brick. The central brown brick entrance bay rises up between the flanking entablatures to be surmounted by blind attic with triangular pediment. Flanking bays have one window each floor contained in one vertical reveal up to flat gauged arch and with Doric apron panel between storeys. Central entrance of coupled round headed doorways with heavy impost mouldings, frieze and cornice with triangular pediment. Tall round headed window above, rising up with attic and with string course from flanking entablatures broken back and arched over. Simple side elevations with tall narrow round headed windows set in panels framed by shallow red brick piers; corbelled eaves.

Listing NGR: TL0936521857

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National Grid Reference: TL 09365 21857

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