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© Mr Brian L Crossley LRPS

IoE Number: 475869
Location: SYNAGOGUE, ST JAMES'S SQUARE (south of)
  CHELTENHAM, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Brian L Crossley LRPS
Date Photographed: 05 July 2004
Date listed: 05 May 1972
Date of last amendment: 05 May 1972
Grade II*

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CHELTENHAMSO9422SEST JAMES'S SQUARE630-1/13/840(South side (off))

CHELTENHAM SO9422SE ST JAMES'S SQUARE 630-1/13/840 (South side (off)) 05/05/72 Synagogue GV II* Synagogue. 1837-9. By WH Knight. Builder, Mr Hastings. Classical stucco facade with Roman Doric pilasters forming a vestigial terastyle portico with entablature and pediment. EXTERIOR: central entrance has double doors with Doric pilasters and dentil entablature; single elliptically-arched window over with eared architrave on feet and with keystone. Top lighting for the interior in the form of a glass dome. INTERIOR: entirely unaltered with grained woodwork. Fittings taken from a demolished synagogue in Leadenhall Street, London. An outstanding example of a small provincial English synagogue. (Blake S: Cheltenham's Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883: Cheltenham: 1979-: 32; Sladen T: Notes: 1995-).

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