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High Town Methodist Church Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in High Town, Luton

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Latitude: 51.8846 / 51°53'4"N

Longitude: -0.4124 / 0°24'44"W

OS Eastings: 509365

OS Northings: 221857

OS Grid: TL093218

Mapcode National: GBR TTB.NF

Mapcode Global: VHFRF.SWVP

Plus Code: 9C3XVHMQ+R2

Entry Name: High Town Methodist Church Hall

Listing Date: 20 February 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35828

ID on this website: 101114628

Location: High Town, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2

County: Luton

Electoral Ward/Division: High Town

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Luton

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Luton St Matthew, High Town

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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5123 High Town Methodist
Church Hall
TL 0921 2/2

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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