Factory, Clarence Street, Loughborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7760, -1.2004
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressFactory, Clarence St Clarence Street Loughborough LE11 1DX
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5403820127

Hosiery Factory, originally for Cartwright & Warner. Built 1875/6. Plain with neoclassical embellishments. Pale beige brick to main facade with terracotta string courses. Terracotta hood moulds above openings. Expressed stone cornice on corbel brackets surmounted by upstanding red brick parapet. Red brick to all other facades. Part 2 and part 3 storeys. Top light above 3rd storey perhaps to serve mending rooms (Pevsner). Pitched roofs, re-covered with concrete tiles. Generally segmental brick arched heads to openings with metal casements.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.