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53, Cheapside

A Grade II Listed Building in South, Luton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8804 / 51°52'49"N

Longitude: -0.4141 / 0°24'50"W

OS Eastings: 509258

OS Northings: 221396

OS Grid: TL092213

Mapcode National: GBR TT2.CB

Mapcode Global: VHFRF.RZYV

Entry Name: 53, Cheapside

Listing Date: 20 February 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35797

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

CHEAPSIDE
1.
5123 No 53
TL 0921 2/14
II

2.
Built in 1882 as the Cowper Arms, a temperance tavern. Brick, pebble dash,
tile roof. Three storeys, 3 bays. Triple gable with finials and heavy plain
bargeboards, shaped tiles in apexes, and 2 side scroll brackets. Three 3-light
windows with moulded mullions and transoms and cill. Second floor is jettied
with moulded bressumer with brackets under. First floor symmetrical with
2 outer oriels and 2 inner single light windows with aprons. There is a cornice
with dentil course underneath supporting 4 small pediments over the bay divisions
of the ground floor. Bay windows to centre and right, door to left hand up
2 steps, some panelling surviving. Cellar with doors below ground floor windows.
Decorated and dated heads to rainwater gods.


Listing NGR: TL0925821396

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