SYNAGOGUE AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255018
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
SYNAGOGUE AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, SHAKESPEARE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SYNAGOGUE AND ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, SHAKESPEARE STREET

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

District:
City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 57064 40406

Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SW SHAKESPEARE STREET 646-1/14/549 (North side) 12/07/72 Synagogue and attached area railings (Formerly Listed as: SHAKESPEARE STREET Synagogue)

GV II

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.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
458597
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 238
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 30 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/85651
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/38828
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/38827

Legal

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

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Date: 18 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/13140/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Lockwood. Source Historic England Archive
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