History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Synagogue

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4425 / 53°26'33"N

Longitude: -2.2216 / 2°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 385379

OS Northings: 393992

OS Grid: SJ853939

Mapcode National: GBR DPX.MY

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.VQ9S

Plus Code: 9C5VCQRH+X9

Entry Name: Synagogue

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458254

Location: Manchester, M14

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Fallowfield

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Birch with Fallowfield

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Find accommodation in
Heaton Chapel

Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ89SE WILBRAHAM ROAD, Fallowfield
698-1/9/691 (South side)
03/10/74 Synagogue

II

Synagogue. 1912-13, by Joseph Sunlight. Sandstone ashlar
facade to stock-brick carcase, slate roof with copper-clad
dome. Main vessel parallel to road and centred on a dome, with
projected gable, tower and staircase forming the main
features. Square tower with entrance in base, wide gable to
left, square flat-roofed staircase block to right. The tower
has corner pilasters, a moulded round-headed doorway in a
rectangular surround, with an arched band of Hebrew lettering
round the head and a recessed door; a small rectangular window
over the doorway and one very narrow square-headed lancet in
each side above; and an open-arcaded cupola or tabernacle with
domed roof. The wide gable to the left has a very large
segmental-headed 3-light window at 1st floor with zig-zag
enrichment round the head, 3 pairs of square-headed mullioned
windows at ground floor; and parapeted kneelers to the gable.
The staircase to the right, to half the height of the tower,
has one segmental-headed window in each side, with sills at
different levels. In each side the gable end of the main
vessel (which is of brick) has a segmental-headed 3-light
window similar to that at the front but higher and smaller.
Rear and interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8537993992

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.