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No. 86 to 94 Leicester Road, Loughborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7678, -1.2005
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressNo. 86~94 Leicester Road Loughborough LE11 2AQ
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5404019212
DescriptionOriginally a terrace of 5 Private Houses. Now Guest Houses and Surgery. Late C19. Unhappy C20 interventions. Freestyle composition embracing Tudor Revival and stripped Neoclassical elements. Red brick with terra-cotta string courses framed by ?piers? at each end gable. Pitched slate roof with hipped dormers and terra-cotta ridge. 4 tall Tudor Revival rectangular fluted brick stacks with corbelled heads. 4 storeys including attic. Projecting brick entrance porches with pilasters, cornice, stepped round arched door openings, fanlight and panelled doors. Paired porches to 88/90 & 92/94. 2 storey canted brick bays to each property capped with slate pitched roofs. Generally 2 light vertical sliding sash windows but a number are unhappy ?mock? sash replacements. Shallow brick rubber arched openings to 1st and 2nd floor. Casement windows to dormers. Composition spoilt by white painted render applied to No 88 and painted lintols to No 90. Austere end gables and ugly outriggers attached at rear.

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.

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