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Latitude: 51.8851 / 51°53'6"N
Longitude: -0.4264 / 0°25'35"W
OS Eastings: 508398
OS Northings: 221896
OS Grid: TL083218
Mapcode National: GBR TR5.71
Mapcode Global: VHFRF.KWF8
Entry Name: Bury Park United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 20 February 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114638
English Heritage Legacy ID: 35848
Location: Luton, LU1
Electoral Ward/Division: Biscot
Built-Up Area: Luton
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Luton All Saints with St Peter
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5123 Bury Park United
TL 0821 1/1
1895-1903 by G Baines in neo-decorated and perpendicular style, on corner
site. Fine light red brick, stone dressings, slate roofs. Schoolroom to
east built first, followed by cruciform church. Cambered tower on corner,
with short spire and weathervane, short diagonal angle buttresses; moulded
parapet and plain corner turrets; cornice band with rosettes and gargoyles
on buttresses; four light louvred window in each face; lancet windows, plain
stone bands, door on west side. West front has large gable with decorated
apex over large seven light window. Single storey porch of half hexagonal
plan with parapet gabled over main door; four buttresses with empty niches.
Small turret to south echoing main tower.
North elevation has similar large gabled window and two two-light square headed
windows underneath. It is flanked by two small turrets. Single storey link
to schoolroom at east having three lancet windows in coped gable over porch
entrance. Interior of church has four large pointed arches springing from
foliated capitals on square marble columns; ribbed ceiling. Semi circular
pew arrangement. Panelling behind organ with same ogee motif as used extensively
in window tracery. Some plain Art Nouveau style glass.
Listing NGR: TL0839821896
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