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Lion Ballroom and Youth Enquiry Service

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leominster, County of Herefordshire

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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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

(West side)
Lion Ballroom and Youth
Enquiry Service


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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