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Threads Clothing Company

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6383 / 52°38'17"N

Longitude: -1.1489 / 1°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 457693

OS Northings: 304843

OS Grid: SK576048

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.C4

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.BY59

Entry Name: Threads Clothing Company

Listing Date: 21 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462454

Location: Leicester, LE3

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Fosse

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

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718/17/10068 Thread's Clothing Co.


Shoe factory, now clothing factory. 1901 with minor later alterations. Designed by Charles Dorman of Northampton. Edwardian Baroque Style. Red brick with painted dressings and slate hipped roofs. Chamfered plinth, moulded first floor band and dentilated eaves cornice. Curved recessed corners topped by small cupolas with ball finials. 2 storey. Main facade has 17 window front arranged 1:6:3:6:1. Slightly projecting centrepiece has round headed archway with pairs of Composite columns and block rustication supporting open segment which links to the flanking single sash windows with round heads. Above 3-light cross casement window with paired Doric pilaster surrounds and flanking single light casements all with double keystones. Above central clock with strapwork surround and pairs of flanking pilasters supporting segmental pediment, either side urn finials. To left 3 large 4-light cross casements with round arched centres, above 6 glazing bar sashes separated by Doric columns, with beyond single 3-light cross casement in slightly projecting rusticated surround topped by large segmental pediment. To right 3 semi-circular windows with tall keystones, 2 with 3 windows above and that to right with 3 windows above, above 6 glazing bar sashes separated by Doric columns, with beyond single 3-light cross casement in slightly projecting rusticated surround topped by large segmental pediment. Nugent Street facade 20 window front with 3- and 4-light cross casements. Round arched cart entrance with brick rusticated surround and painted keystone, beyond 4 semi-circular basement windows. Above 4 segmental pediments. Square chimney to rear. Vernon Street facade 23 window front with 3- 4- and S-light cross casements, those on the ground floor taller, some with inserted access doors. Above 4 segmental pediments.

Listing NGR: SK5769304843

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