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Salvation Army Citadel, Durham

Description: Salvation Army Citadel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 October 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 110452

OS Grid Reference: NZ2747042368
OS Grid Coordinates: 427470, 542368
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7755, -1.5745

Location: Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NU

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3NU

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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