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LION BALLROOM AND YOUTH ENQUIRY SERVICE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LION BALLROOM AND YOUTH ENQUIRY SERVICE

List entry Number: 1119689

Location

LION BALLROOM AND YOUTH ENQUIRY SERVICE, BROAD STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Leominster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Jun-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469186

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SO 4959 LEOMINSTER BROAD STREET (West side) 808-1/1/10006 Lion Ballroom and Youth Enquiry Service 24.07.1954

GV II*

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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National Grid Reference: SO 49578 59168

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