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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: 1254890



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458254

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SJ89SE WILBRAHAM ROAD, Fallowfield 698-1/9/691 (South side) 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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National Grid Reference: SJ 85379 93992


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