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Rainbow Social Club and Institute

A Grade II Listed Building in Leominster, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2273 / 52°13'38"N

Longitude: -2.7411 / 2°44'28"W

OS Eastings: 349473

OS Northings: 259051

OS Grid: SO494590

Mapcode National: GBR FK.1SSQ

Mapcode Global: VH84W.F8QV

Entry Name: Rainbow Social Club and Institute

Listing Date: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459759

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


LEOMINSTER

SO4959 RAINBOW STREET
808-1/1/177 (East side)
Rainbow Social Club and Institute

GV II

Agricultural Merchant's Store, now club. Dated 1888, with C18
rear. Brick; Welsh slate roof with central gable.
2 storeys and cellar; 3-window range: 6/6 casements, under
ashlar lintels (to centre) and gauged brick flat arches;
flanked by half-glazed double doors to lofts (to left with
pulley-crane); 3 moulded brick pediments, to centre with
tympanum, panels and date. Central entrance: C20 double doors
in chamfered ashlar doorcase with keyblock and modillioned
hood; flanked by large 3-light windows with clerestory lights,
under moulded hoods with fanlights, on cast-iron pillars; to
right, half-glazed double doors and barred overlight under
gauged brick flat arch with ashlar keyblock; to left,
half-glazed panelled double doors with C20 panel over. Mosaic
tile panels in ashlar architraves: "G R Hinton's General
Stores"; "Corn Potatoes"; "Hay Straw". C18 range to rear:
brick over rubble, with cast-iron lights, and hipped Welsh
slate roof.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO4947359051

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


LEOMINSTER

SO4959 RAINBOW STREET
808-1/1/177 (East side)
Rainbow Social Club and Institute

GV II

Agricultural Merchant's Store, now club. Dated 1888, with C18
rear. Brick; Welsh slate roof with central gable.
2 storeys and cellar; 3-window range: 6/6 casements, under
ashlar lintels (to centre) and gauged brick flat arches;
flanked by half-glazed double doors to lofts (to left with
pulley-crane); 3 moulded brick pediments, to centre with
tympanum, panels and date. Central entrance: C20 double doors
in chamfered ashlar doorcase with keyblock and modillioned
hood; flanked by large 3-light windows with clerestory lights,
under moulded hoods with fanlights, on cast-iron pillars; to
right, half-glazed double doors and barred overlight under
gauged brick flat arch with ashlar keyblock; to left,
half-glazed panelled double doors with C20 panel over. Mosaic
tile panels in ashlar architraves: "G R Hinton's General
Stores"; "Corn Potatoes"; "Hay Straw". C18 range to rear:
brick over rubble, with cast-iron lights, and hipped Welsh
slate roof.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO4947359051

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