SD3136 : Blackpool Salvation Army Citadel

taken 6 years ago, near to Blackpool, Great Britain

Blackpool Salvation Army Citadel
Blackpool Salvation Army Citadel
Blackpool Citadel of the Salvation Army was founded in 1981. For many years Blackpool SA Citadel was in Coronation Street providing easy access to the Promenade. It is now located in Raikes Parade within a building which originally housed Blackpool Grammar School.

The Grade II listed LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) building was built 1904-05 as Raikes Road Technical School to a design by Potts, Son and Hennings. It was later the Grammar School and is currently the premises of the Salvation Army. It is constructed of red brick with grey terracotta dressings and quoins in the Baroque style. It has slate roofs, with copper domes. Its plan is 'U'-shaped, with receding wings. The tower to the south-west is square with three storeys and has an octagonal lantern with a copper dome and finial.

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Insignia: SD3136 : Blood and Fire.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 November, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Former (from Tags)
Grammar School 
Date (from Tags)
1981 
Style (from Tags)
Baroque 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3137 3624 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.0733N 3:2.6351W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3133 3624
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Salvation Army Citadel  Grade II Listed 

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