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Salvation Army Citadel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7755 / 54°46'31"N

Longitude: -1.5745 / 1°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 427470

OS Northings: 542369

OS Grid: NZ274423

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.XX

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S7FC

Plus Code: 9C6WQCGG+56

Entry Name: Salvation Army Citadel

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110452

ID on this website: 101121360

Location: The Sands, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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NZ 2742 SW (East side)

14/397 Nos. 47 and 48
(Salvation Army Citadel)
19.10.62 (formerly listed as
Nos. 48 and 49)


Assembly rooms and shops, incorporating part of North Gate of Castle; now
Salvation Army meeting hall and university department. Medieval gate. Circa
1800 assembly rooms with ground floor alterations. Ground floor rendered;
first floor English bond brick with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with brick chimneys. Circa 1900 shop at left has recessed central door; upper
glazing bars in shop windows. Central c.1800 shop has partly-glazed door and
2-pane overlight at left, and shop window with 3 rows of 6 panes at right, under
patterned shallow segmental lunette. Assembly rooms entrance at right has
many-panelled door in Greek Doric doorcase with columns and entablature, flanking
narrow sashes with projecting stone sills. First floor has 3 large sash windows
above shops, with wedge stone lintels, projecting stone sills, and glazing bars;
wide blank right bay has painted SALVATION ARMY in aedicule. Low-pitched roof
has end brick chimney.

Interior: wide open-string stair has swept wreath and curtail, round handrail
on stick balusters. Reported to contain fragments of North Gate barbican in
basement. Graded for medieval parts.

Listing NGR: NZ2747642386

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