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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: 1271984



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477064

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TQ2584NW DENNINGTON PARK ROAD 798-1/47/306 (South side) 25/09/89 Hampstead Synagogue


Synagogue. 1892-1901. By Delissa Joseph. Red brick with slate roofs. Plan of entrance hall to front of centralised auditorium. Eclectic French Gothic/Romanesque style. EXTERIOR: 3-stage central tower with tall hipped roof, moulded parapet and clasped buttresses continued as octagonal broached ogee-capped turrets. Stepped semicircular arched architrave to doorway; upper stages dominated by moulded semicircular arch with foliate capitals to engaged shafts of 3 orders flanking large window set over 2 order of shafts flanking interlaced arches over narrow lancets. Tower flanked by 2-storey blocks each having 4 round-arched lancets above moulded semicircular arched doorway; 2-storey outer blocks each with hood moulds over 2 round-arched windows to rear of single storey ranges each with 3 round-arched lancets. Central dome to rear has lunettes with graduated arched lights to central drum. INTERIOR: entrance hall with coffered ceiling, mosaic tile floor; 2-bay semicircular arched arcades with foliate capitals to outer bays with decorative wrought-iron balusters to staircases. Galleries flank polygonal-plan centre with ribs of bolection-panelled dome springing from cast-iron columns with waterleaf capitals supported on octagonal marble piers with moulded abaci, which support panelled balcony fronts to 3 sides. Barrel-vaulted "sanctuary" end with segmental-arched archivolts. Marble ark in Classical style, with decorative wrought-iron doors and overlight set in semicircular arch flanked by Ionic columns and quadrants terminated in coupled Ionic pilasters to dentilled entablature and balustraded parapet; marble pulpit in similar style with balusters to front and flanked by swept marble steps. Good stained glass.

Listing NGR: TQ2545884984

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National Grid Reference: TQ 25458 84984


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