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Latitude: 52.2284 / 52°13'42"N
Longitude: -2.7396 / 2°44'22"W
OS Eastings: 349578
OS Northings: 259168
OS Grid: SO495591
Mapcode National: GBR FK.1M20
Mapcode Global: VH84W.G8J1
Entry Name: Lion Ballroom and Youth Enquiry Service
Listing Date: 24 July 1954
Last Amended: 26 June 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119689
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469186
Location: Leominster, County of Herefordshire, HR6
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Leominster
Built-Up Area: Leominster
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Leominster
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 4959 LEOMINSTER BROAD STREET
Lion Ballroom and Youth
Public hall, formerly assembly room and ballroom, with office below. c1830. Red brick with slate roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 5-window range of tall 2-light wooden mullion and transom casements under brick segmental arches. Ground floor has arcade, formerly open, now with C20 glazing and doors, of round arches with impost bands. Wide storey band above. INTERIOR: grand first-floor hall, in Neo-Classical style with fine richly detailed plasterwork, is articulated with Corinthian pilasters to sides and columns to ends supporting full entablature all round. Entrance wall has pair of panelled double doors and far end wall has a platform recess behind the columns decorated with blind arches. To one side the window architraves have elaborate consoles supporting cornices and these are mirrored by blank architraves on the opposite wall with a pair of simple fireplaces below two of them. Above the entablature tall coving frames a central panel decorated with fine acanthus leaf 'roses' and smaller fleurons.
Listing NGR: SO4957859168
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