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50, Guildford Street

A Grade II Listed Building in South, Luton

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Latitude: 51.8817 / 51°52'53"N

Longitude: -0.4159 / 0°24'57"W

OS Eastings: 509134

OS Northings: 221530

OS Grid: TL091215

Mapcode National: GBR TST.09

Mapcode Global: VHFRF.RY0W

Plus Code: 9C3XVHJM+MM

Entry Name: 50, Guildford Street

Listing Date: 20 February 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35820

ID on this website: 101311811

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1

County: Luton

Electoral Ward/Division: South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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5123 No 50
TL 0921 2/5

Circa 1900 hat factory in debased Jacobean/Queen Anne style. Red brick with
stone dressings, Welsh slate roof. Four storeys arranged in 3 bays, outer
double and central single; first to third floors defined by full length pilasters
between bays and at corners. Central bay is surmounted by Jacobean pediment
with stone coping and central keystoned decorated roundel. Plain brick parapet
with stone capping. Eaves cornice above band. Five third floor 2-light casements
with gauged brick heads and keystone to single central window. Cill band.
Second floor windows have gauged brick arches above with keystones springing
from stone capitals on small side pilasters. Decorated moulded brickwork
in arches. Cill band. First floor windows have recessed panels above with
moulded brick swags. Above the central window is a frieze of three swags
surmounted by a segmental pediment. Ground floor has cornice and dentil frieze.
Central double doors up 3 steps; fanlight and arched head. It is flanked
by two wide shallow arches; the right hand one retains a 3-light casement,
the left hand one 2-light casement and a doorway up 3 steps. Aprons below
windows, right hand side with central basement cellar entry.

Listing NGR: TL0913421530

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