Great Central Hotel, Great Central Road, Loughborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7686, -1.1982
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressGreat Central Hotel Great Central Road Loughborough LE11 1RW
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5419419298

Hotel, originally built in conjunction with GCR railway. Late C19, probably 1898/99. Unremarkable C20 extension at rear. A free mix of Neoclassical, Tudor, Gothic& Domestic Revival design elements. Red brick with stone/stucco window dressings, string courses and inlaid decorative panels. 3 storeys. Multi-gabled red clay tile pitched roofs. Gables upstanding with stone copings. Oversailing eaves with stepped stone string course. Tudor style gable stacks with corbelled heads and terra-cotta pots. Off centre ?T? plan fronting both Great Central Road and Wharncliffe Road. Main entrance off Wharncliffe Road via porch with Italianate balustrade above stone dressed round arch containing panelled doors and fanlight. Chamfered 2 storey bays to both facades. Generally vertical sliding sash windows. Intrusive signage.

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.