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Synagogue

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9003 / 51°54'0"N

Longitude: -2.0805 / 2°4'49"W

OS Eastings: 394554

OS Northings: 222417

OS Grid: SO945224

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.W80

Mapcode Global: VH947.WHGL

Entry Name: Synagogue

Listing Date: 5 May 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475869

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422SE ST JAMES'S SQUARE
630-1/13/840 (South side (off))
05/05/72 Synagogue

GV II*

Synagogue. 1837-9. By WH Knight. Builder, Mr Hastings.
Classical stucco facade with Roman Doric pilasters forming a
vestigial terastyle portico with entablature and pediment.
EXTERIOR: central entrance has double doors with Doric
pilasters and dentil entablature; single elliptically-arched
window over with eared architrave on feet and with keystone.
Top lighting for the interior in the form of a glass dome.
INTERIOR: entirely unaltered with grained woodwork. Fittings
taken from a demolished synagogue in Leadenhall Street,
London.
An outstanding example of a small provincial English
synagogue.
(Blake S: Cheltenham's Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883:
Cheltenham: 1979-: 32; Sladen T: Notes: 1995-).


Listing NGR: SO9455022420

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