No. 4 and 5 Baxter Gate, Loughborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7722, -1.2055
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressNo. 4 & 5 Baxter Gate Loughborough LE11 1TG
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5369819695

Shop Premises. Built, 1905 (cartouche on parapet reads ?AD MCMV?). Italianate/Baroque Revival styling. Red brick with paired shaped gables. Elaborate stone eaves string course and balustrade between gables. Swithland slate pitched roof. 2 storeys. 3 stone dressed arched head window openings with exaggerated stone voussoirs. Each window with 6 paned casements. Upper three panes with leaded light decoration. Substantial mullions and transomes with Italianate modelling. Composition spoilt by crude modern shop fronts. Worthy of sympathetic restoration.

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.