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Salvation Army Citadel

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3794 / 53°22'45"N

Longitude: -1.4709 / 1°28'15"W

OS Eastings: 435295

OS Northings: 387084

OS Grid: SK352870

Mapcode National: GBR 9HL.5C

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.CBT3

Plus Code: 9C5W9GHH+QJ

Entry Name: Salvation Army Citadel

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456796

Location: City, Sheffield, S1

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/24/236 (North side)
Salvation Army Citadel


Salvation army citadel. c1890, altered c1950. Red brick with
painted ashlar dressings and partly glazed hipped slate roof.
Castellated style.
EXTERIOR: sillbands, string courses. 2 storeys; 5 window
range. Square plan. Windows have glazing bars. Cross casements
have brick mullions and ashlar transoms.
Slightly projecting central bay has a chamfered and rebated
central opening with a 2-light round-arched window with a
round top light and simple tracery. Above, a crenellated
parapet with machicolations. On either side, a 3-stage square
turret on stepped corbels, with a round-arched opening between
the corbels. Middle stages have blind crosslets, and upper
stages have 3 blind slits. Below, a large cross casement.
Narrower flanking bays have crenellated parapets and recesses
with machicolations containing cross casements. Ground floor
has similar cross casements. Between floors, a rendered panel
spanning the central 3 bays, inscribed "Salvation Army
Projecting outer bays have crenellated parapets with 3 blind
slits. Left bay has deep round-arched recess on the first
floor, with keystone and hoodmould, containing round-arched
window. Below, a single window.
Beyond, to left, a single storey end bay with ramped coped
parapet. Mid C20 half-glazed double door with segment-arched
opening under a dummy balcony on corbels.
Right bay has a similar first floor window. Below, a mid C20
glazed double door with tiled surround. Above it, a
segment-arched recess containing stained glass overlight with
mullions, flanked by moulded corbels carrying a dummy balcony
with a dentilled string course.
To right again, a narrow entrance bay with machicolations, and
a transomed window. Below, a mid C20 door with tiled surround
and mullioned overlight.
INTERIOR has inserted ground floor carried on concrete posts
and beams. Theatre-like auditorium has canted corners and
ramped seating, and a gallery and cross beams carried on
cast-iron posts. Steel trussed roof with large central
rooflight. Altered plain proscenium arch with platform and
pulpit in front.

Listing NGR: SK3529587084

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

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