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64, Bute Street

A Grade II Listed Building in South, Luton

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Latitude: 51.8811 / 51°52'51"N

Longitude: -0.4142 / 0°24'50"W

OS Eastings: 509253

OS Northings: 221468

OS Grid: TL092214

Mapcode National: GBR TT2.C3

Mapcode Global: VHFRF.RZXB

Entry Name: 64, Bute Street

Listing Date: 20 February 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35786

Location: Luton, LU1

County: Luton

Electoral Ward/Division: South

Built-Up Area: Luton

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Luton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

5123 (south-east side)

TL 0921 2/8 No 64

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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