Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Salvation Army Citadel (now Kings Theatre), Gloucester (60k) Above Photograph(s)
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Salvation Army Citadel (now Kings Theatre), Gloucester
Salvation Army Citadel (now Kings Theatre)   [no longer registered]
Kingsbarton Street, GL1 1QX,
Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church did NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1888, but we understand it was closed in 1960, and the premises are now in secular use.

The Salvation Army was founded in Gloucester in 1879, when meetings were held in the Wellington Hall. Their first permanent presence was this "barracks" in Kings Barton Street. It was superseded in 1960 by a new building at the corner of Barton Street and Park Road, and in 1963, the old building became the King's Theatre. [Source: The Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume 4: The City of Gloucester (1988), pp.319-334 (Protestant Nonconformity)]

Denomination

Now or formerly Salvation Army.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church was located at OS grid reference SO8349418207. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 30 Dec 2014 at 16:06.

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This Report was created 10 Aug 2017 - 07:12:01 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jul 2017 at 10:50.

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