Loughborough Library – 1905 Leicestershire, England. Lat/Long 52.7708333 -1.2097222
Loughborough library featured an exceptional octagonal main reading room, now used as a Children’s library. The original building also provided a galleried patent library to the rear reflecting the entrepreneurial prowess of the area. Its unique and substantial terracotta turrets are a particular celebration of local craftsmanship and industry.
Architects: Barrowcliff & Allcock of Loughborough.
Heritage designation: LG II, 2007. Purpose built library; Carnegie grant: £5,000 14/07/1903. Open library, council managed.
 Building News 16.2.1906 p.241