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© Mr Martin Malies

IoE Number: 387990
Location: NEW SYNAGOGUE, 190 CHEETHAM HILL ROAD (east side)
  MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Martin Malies
Date Photographed: 29 October 1999
Date listed: 03 October 1974
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II*

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MANCHESTER SJ8499 CHEETHAM HILL ROAD, Cheetham 698-1/15/560 (East side) 03/10/74 No.190 Manchester Jewish Museum (Formerly Listed as: CHEETHAM HILL ROAD, Cheetham (East side) No.190 New Synagogue) II* Spanish and Portugese Synagogue, now museum. 1889, by Edward Salomons; altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings, slate roofs. T-shaped plan formed by rectangular main vessel at right-angles to street, with flanking wings to the gabled facade. Plain building but with elaborate Spanish and Saracenic motifs in the facade. Two storeys and 3 bays, symmetrical, the centre breaking forwards slightly; with plinth, diaper bands, etc.. The centre has a large 2-centred arched doorway with shafts, polychrome-banded extrados, recessed door with banded lintel, etc., flanked by small triangular-headed lancet windows, and at 1st floor an arcaded 5-light window with shafts, arched lights with linked segmental hoodmoulds, and sill- and head-bands; a cinquefoil motif over the centre, and dentilled coping with apex finial. The side wings, both gabled at right-angles to the main axis and that to the right containing a staircase, have ornamented 1st-floor bands, 3-light windows at ground floor and 2-light windows above, and gable copings with apex finials. The side walls of the main range have low plain segmental-headed windows at ground floor and circular windows above, mostly with stained glass. Interior not inspected.

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