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© Mr G.N.G. Tingey

IoE Number: 205992
Location: GREAT SYNAGOGUE, FOURNIER STREET E1 (north side)
  STEPNEY, TOWER HAMLETS, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr G.N.G. Tingey
Date Photographed: 04 September 2001
Date listed: 29 December 1950
Date of last amendment: 29 December 1950
Grade II*

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FOURNIER STREET E14431(North Side)Great SynagogueTQ 3381 NE 14A/35729.12.50.

FOURNIER STREET E1 1. 4431 (North Side) Great Synagogue TQ 3381 NE 14A/357 29.12.50. II* GV 2. 1743. Stock brick. Stone cornice with pediment over 4 bay centre with sundial in brick tympanum dated 1743. Plain band between floors. 2 storeys, 6 windows with red brick gauged arches and stone keys. Recessed windows, those of ground floor with segmental heads, 1st floor with semi-circular heads. 2 entrances in stone surrounds with impost blocks, archivolt with key and plain Doric pilasters and entablature. Return elevation to Brick Lane has cornice with pediment and circular window in brick typanum. Palladian window in centre with semi-circular headed windows at sides (1st floor) and 4 segmental headed windows (2 blank in centre) on ground floor. Built as a French Hugenot church, then it became a synagogue - now disused. The Great Synagogue forms a group with Nos 1 to 39 (odd), Nos 2 to 20 (even) and No 84 (The Ten Bells Public House) and with Christ Church, Commercial Street, and Nos 57 & 59 Brick Lane, and No 2 Wilkes Street.

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