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National Westminster Bank, 5 Cattlemarket, Loughborough (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7704, -1.2066
Date ListedMon 5th November, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNational Westminster Bank Cattle Market Loughborough LE11 3DL
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5362419500
LBS189401
Volume, Map, Item261, 5, 30
ParishLoughborough
WardLoughborough Southfields
DescriptionBank, ?FW 1886? on plaque, by Fothergill Watson. Red brick with decorative terracotta and blue brick, stone dressings and bands. Plain tile roofs, with 2 richly moulded brick ridge stacks. ?Arts and Crafts Gothic? style. Two storeys and attic. Fenestration mostly plate glass sash windows. Canopied entrance at left carried on pairs of columns with richly moulded capitals, beneath square tower with pyramidal roof. Central banking hall, lit by three 2-light windows within round heads, with transoms and cusped oculi, articulated by gable above. Eight window range offices to right: 1st floor windows linked by arcading, parapet of miniature blind pointed arcading above. Two hipped dormers with deep eaves carried on decorative brackets. Banking hall: square panelled ?Jacobethan? ceiling of wood and plaster carried on massive brackets. Upper part of interior of exposed brick, down to decorative terracotta stringcourse. Lit to rear by three 2-light windows with plain oculi. Twin brick arches in north wall with central polished grey granite column and richly moulded capital.

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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