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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1208472



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 387990

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SJ8499 CHEETHAM HILL ROAD, Cheetham 698-1/15/560 (East side) 03/10/74 No.190 Manchester Jewish Museum (Formerly Listed as: CHEETHAM HILL ROAD, Cheetham (East side) No.190 New Synagogue)


Spanish and Portugese Synagogue, now museum. 1889, by Edward Salomons; altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roofs. T-shaped plan formed by rectangular main vessel at right-angles to street, with flanking wings to the gabled facade. Plain building but with elaborate Spanish and Saracenic motifs in the facade. Two storeys and 3 bays, symmetrical, the centre breaking forwards slightly; with plinth, diaper bands, etc.. The centre has a large 2-centred arched doorway with shafts, polychrome-banded extrados, recessed door with banded lintel, etc., flanked by small triangular-headed lancet windows, and at 1st floor an arcaded 5-light window with shafts, arched lights with linked segmental hoodmoulds, and sill- and head-bands; a cinquefoil motif over the centre, and dentilled coping with apex finial. The side wings, both gabled at right-angles to the main axis and that to the right containing a staircase, have ornamented 1st-floor bands, 3-light windows at ground floor and 2-light windows above, and gable copings with apex finials. The side walls of the main range have low plain segmental-headed windows at ground floor and circular windows above, mostly with stained glass. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8431799904

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84317 99904


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