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Synagogue and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.958 / 52°57'28"N

Longitude: -1.152 / 1°9'7"W

OS Eastings: 457064

OS Northings: 340406

OS Grid: SK570404

Mapcode National: GBR LNM.QS

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.8XP6

Plus Code: 9C4WXR5X+66

Entry Name: Synagogue and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458597

ID on this website: 101255018

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

Tagged with: Former church Synagogue Chapel

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646-1/14/549 (North side)
12/07/72 Synagogue and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:


Wesleyan Reform chapel, now synagogue and attached railings.
1854. By T Simpson. Converted c1950. Stucco with hipped slate
roof. Classical Revival style.
EXTERIOR: sill band and string course. Bays divided by giant
Corinthian pilasters. 2 storeys plus basement; 3 x 7 bays,
plus rear addition. Tall round-arched windows.
Street front has a projecting centre with 4 fluted Corinthian
pilasters supporting a dentillated cornice and pediment. Small
flat-headed central window flanked by doors, and above, 3
windows. Left return has 7 windows. To the rear, a flat roofed
addition with double doors and 3 windows.
INTERIOR: plastered, largely unaltered. Dentillated cornice to
cross beam ceiling with guilloche enrichment. Similar
enrichment to window heads. All-round oval gallery on
cast-iron Corinthian columns with elaborately moulded front
and guilloche and vine trail bands. Clock at the rear.
At the front, a granite and marble tabernacle, resited, with
fluted pilasters and inscribed tablets under a segmental
pediment. Niches with seats on each side, and beyond, renewed
doors in C19 pedimented surrounds.
Fittings include original panelled benches throughout.
Remaining fittings mid C20.
Memorials include 2 marble and slate war memorial tablets.
Outside, across the front, 4 square panelled piers with
cornice caps, with 2 wrought-iron gates and railing.
Wrought-iron area railing to left return, with ashlar plinth.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 238).

Listing NGR: SK5706440406

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

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