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Former Salvation Army Citadel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.9082 / 54°54'29"N

Longitude: -1.3796 / 1°22'46"W

OS Eastings: 439876

OS Northings: 557228

OS Grid: NZ398572

Mapcode National: GBR VD1.05

Mapcode Global: WHD55.SW7P

Plus Code: 9C6WWJ5C+75

Entry Name: Former Salvation Army Citadel

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391513

Location: Hendon, Sunderland, SR1

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Hendon

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Hendon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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920-1/18/135 (East side)
Nos.24, 25 AND 26
Former Salvation Army Citadel


Formerly known as: Salvation Army Citadel LAMBTON STREET.
Salvation Army Citadel, now shop (Conticraft DIY). Dated 1891.
Bright red brick with terracotta and ashlar dressings, Welsh
slate roof. In style of a medieval fortress.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 1:2:7:2:1 windows. Wide central bay has
full-width semicircular rubbed brick arch, with architrave,
enclosing recessed paired double many-panelled doors with
similar arched heads to overlights with radiating glazing
bars. Terracotta tiles with low relief patterns fill soffit of
large arch, with glazing bars to central roundel, impost
string breaks forward and continues around angle pilasters of
central gatehouse-like projection. Ashlar band to foot of
pilasters and adjacent reveals of large arch; above, a corbel
table supports 7 arcaded lights with glazing bars and
corbelled round heads, and links gatehouse pilasters which
have arched corbels to square top turrets with arrow-slit
crosses in parapet. Above arcade a corbelled roof parapet has
central painted ashlar panel with date 1891 incised in large
well-cut figures. Corner bays have similar giant pilasters and
lower corbelled turrets, without arrow slits, enclosing ground
floor double panelled doors under keyed segmental arch and
first-floor string to large blocked keyed window in panel.
Eaves string below parapet with 3 slits under Lombard frieze
linking turrets. Intermediate stair sections have high keyed
blocked arches on ground floor, paired windows on 2 levels
above with flat stone lintels and stone mullions, top
corbelled parapet. Returns show similar detail to 2 windows of
corner sections, and plainer walls beyond with glazing bars to
metal-framed windows. Inserted loading doors.
INTERIOR: shows some stage and gallery structure and some C19
stucco ceiling detail.

Listing NGR: NZ3987657228

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