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A Grade II Listed Building in Fallowfield, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4425 / 53°26'32"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

ID on this website: 101254890

Location: Fallowfield, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M14

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Fallowfield

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

Tagged with: Synagogue Charitable organisation Byzantine Revival architecture

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03/10/74 Synagogue


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

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