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Midland Bank, 41 Market Place, Loughborough (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7710, -1.2063
Date ListedMon 5th November, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 41 (Midland Bank) Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EJ
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5364819561
LBS189431
Volume, Map, Item261, 10, 60
ParishLoughborough
WardLoughborough Southfields
DescriptionBank, 1893 (on column), polished pink granite plinth. Portland stone front, Swithland slate roofs. ?Mixed Renaissance? manner. Three-storeys, 6 window range, 1-4-1, entrance projections to each side. Main entrance, to left, has shallow distyle porch with part-fluted columns carrying plaques dated 1829 and 1893. similar columns appear between the 1st floor windows of the central block and, in pilaster form, flanking the subsidiary entrance to the right, which has a semi-circular window above, flanked by decorative finials. This doorway is now blocked. 1st floor columns carry ?Free Ionic? entablature, with finials above. 2nd floor has ?Corinthian? order, with shell-headed niches between columns. Parapet of round-headed arches with keystones carrying miniature obelisks. Three-light windows to main block, 2-light windows to entrance projections. Ground floor windows have 2 transoms, upper floors one. Lower panes in each case of clear glass, upper ones with decorative leading (except in 5 cases where replaced by modern ventilators). Steep roofs with decorative lead finials, hipped above central block, pyramidal above wings. Interior has been refitted and is not of special architectural interest.

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.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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