The Mart, Devonshire Square, Loughborough (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7703, -1.2073
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressThe Mart Devonshire Square Loughborough LE11 3DL
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5357719480

Originally a Temperance Hall. Later acquired by Joseph Garton and converted to Auction Rooms. Late C19. A Freestyle mix of Gothic/Domestic/Baroque Revival design elements. Crude Late C20 shop fascia and rendered lower facade. Red brick with expressed terracotta string courses. Steep pitched roofs with Late C20 profiled concrete tiles. Roofs concealed behind upstanding pedimented gable fronting Cattlemarket. and terracotta balustrade to Granby St facade. 3 storeys. Asymmetrical oriel windows carried on elaborate Baroque corbels address angled returns between front and side elevations. Terracotta faced lintols with keystone to openings but casements are recent.

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.