The Gables, Forest Road, Loughborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7651, -1.2183
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressThe Gables Forest Road Loughborough LE11 3HS
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5284418894

Originally a Private House for William Clarke. Now student accommodation. Late C19, possibly 1880. Various C20 alterations. Freestyle combination of Tudor/Gothic and Domestic Revival. Red brick with terra-cotta string course/hood moulds. Multi gabled pitched clay tile roof. Decorated half timbering to gables above stacked canted bays. Also to spandrils. Decorated barge boards and deep eaves. 2 storey Gothic Revival timber verandah structure fronts main elevation. 3 storeys including accommodation within roof space. Tudor style stacks with angled shafts and corbelled heads Generally, heavy section timber casement windows with top lights but many replaced

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.