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Obj. ID: 25652
Jewish Architecture
  Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in Manchester, United Kingdom

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4320192

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Name/Title
Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in Manchester | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1873-1874
Synagogue active dates
until 1984
Reconstruction dates
1980s
Artist/ Maker
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
United Kingdom | England | Northwest | Manchester
| 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Unknown |
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Brick
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography

www.jewish-heritage-uk.org;

Sharman Kadish, Jewish Heritage in England: an Architectural Guide (London, 2006), pp.142-145 with ills;

https://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/2021/05/11/uk-manchester-museum/

https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/heritage-at-risk/search-register/list-entry/20285

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Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Museum
Present Usage Details
Manchester Jewish Museum
Condition of Building Fabric
C (Poor)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period

The synagogue was resqued from demolishion through the efforts of a local group of enthusiasts led by Welsh Catholic-born historian Bill Williams. 

Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style

Moorish style was chosen to represent the Sephardi congregation.

Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration

Neo-Classicist, marble, granite and alabaster heikhal; open timber ceiling; gold stencilling applied to windows moldings, gallery fronts and iron columns; openwork metal ballustrade of the teivah; stained glass.

Urban significance
Significance Rating
3 (National)
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