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Plymouth Synagogue, Catherine Street

Plymouth Synagogue, Catherine Street, Plymouth PL1 2AD View on map

Synagogue founded 1762, the oldest English Ashkenazi (central European origin). Georgian design, built of brick with semi-circular headed windows. Virtually complete 18th century interior with a latticed women's gallery, extended in 1807. Contains lavishly carved wooden ark, silver set of bells and old brasswork.


Opening Arrangements

Fridays after service at 6pm and Saturdays after service at 10am; Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11am-1pm for conducted tours (tel: 01752 24438) At other times by contact with resident caretaker (tel: 07808 472 731)


In city centre off A3240. Rail: Plymouth (½ mile). Bus: Various (see

Parking Spaces


Parking available nearby.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes