English Regions

Listed Synagogues and other Jewish Sites

MEDIAEVAL SITES WITH POSSIBLE JEWISH ASSOCIATIONS

Grade I
Bury St Edmunds, Moyses Hall, Cornhill, IP33 (ca. 1180)
Lincoln
- Jews' Court, 2-3, Steep Hill, LN2 (ca. 1170)
- Jews' House, 15, The Strait, LN2 (ca. 1170)
- Aaron the Jew’s House (the Norman House), 47, Steep Hill, LN2 (ca. 1170)
Norwich, the Music House or Jurnet's House, Wensum Lodge, 167-169, King Street, NR1 (ca. 1175)

Scheduled Ancient Monuments
Bristol, Jacob's Well, 33 Jacob's Well Road, Bristol, BS8 (Possible Mediaeval Mikveh ca. 1140)
York, Clifford's Tower, YO1 (Rebuilt)

SYNAGOGUES

In use as synagogues

Grade I
Liverpool, Old Hebrew Congregation, Princes Road, L8 (W. & G. Audsley 1872-74)

Grade II*
Birmingham, Singers Hill, Blucher Street, B1 (Henry R. Yeoville Thomason 1855-56)
Bradford (Reform), Bowland Street, BD1 (T.H. & F. Healey 1880-81)
Brighton, Middle Street, BN1 (Thomas Lainson 1874-75)
Chatham Memorial Synagogue, High Street, Rochester, ME1 (H.H. Collins 1865-70)
Cheltenham, St James's Square, GL50 (W.H. Knight 1837-39)
Exeter, Mary Arches Street, EX4 (1763-64. Refronted 1835)
Plymouth, Catherine Street, PL1 (1762)
Ramsgate, Montefiore Synagogue, Honeysuckle Road, CT11 (David Mocatta 1831-33)

Grade II
Bristol, Park Row, BS1 (H.H.Collins with S.C.Fripp 1870-71)
Coventry, Barras Lane, CV1 (Thomas Naden 1870)
Grimsby, Sir Moses Montefiore Synagogue, Heneage Road, DN32
   (B.S. Jacobs, 1885-88 and Mikveh 1915-16)
Leicester, Highfield Street, LE2 (Arthur Wakerley 1897-98)
Manchester
- Withington Spanish & Portuguese, 8 Queenston Road, West Didsbury, M20
     (Delissa Joseph 1925-27)
- Higher Crumpsall, Bury Old Road, Salford, M7 (Pendleton & Dickinson 1928-29)
- South Manchester, Wilbraham Road, M14 (Joseph Sunlight 1912-13)
Reading, Goldsmid Road, RG1 (W.G. Lewton 1900-1)

Former synagogues

Grade I
Brighton, 26, Brunswick Terrace, Hove, BN3 (Rooftop private synagogue of Philip Salomon ca. 1850s)

Grade II*
Liverpool, Greenbank Drive, L17 (E. Alfred Shennan 1936-37)
Manchester, Spanish & Portuguese, 190 Cheetham Hill Road, M8
   (Edward Salomons 1873-74. Manchester Jewish Museum)

Grade II
Birmingham, Severn Street Synagogue,
   The Athol Masonic Hall, Severn Street, B1  (Richard Tutin 1825-27)
Blackpool, Leamington Road, FY1 (R.B. Mather 1914-16)
Brighton, 37-39, Devonshire Place, BN2 (Remodelled by David Mocatta 1836-37. Flats)
Canterbury, King Street, CT1 (Hezekiah Marshall 1847-48. King's School Recital Room)
Carmel College Synagogue, Mongewell Park, Crowmarsh, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10
   (Thomas Hancock 1961-63)
Falmouth, Smithick Hill, TR11 (1808. Studio)
Hull, The Western Synagogue, Linnaeus Street, HU3 (B.S. Jacobs 1902-3)
Leeds, New Synagogue, Louis Street/Chapeltown Road, LS7
   (J. Stanley Wright 1929-32. Northern School of Contemporary Dance)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Leazes Park, NE1 (John Johnstone 1879-80. Flats)

Penzance, Rear of the Star Inn, (Jennings Street), 119 Market Jew Street, TR8 (1807. Redundant)

Sheffield, Wilson Road, S11 (Rawcliffe & Ogden 1929-30. Church)
Sunderland, Ryhope Road, SR2 (Marcus K. Glass 1928)

 

POST-WAR SYNAGOGUE CURRENTLY HOUSED IN LISTED BUILDINGS

Grade II
Nottingham Hebrew Congregation, Shakespeare Street, NG1 (Wesleyan Methodist Chapel by Thomas Simpson 1854. Synagogue 1954. Contains Ark from former Chaucer Street Synagogue 1890)

 

OTHER BUILDING TYPES

Grade II
Liverpool, No. 29, Pembroke Place, L3; former P. Galkoff Kosher Butcher shop, ca. 1930
Carmel College Synagogue, Mongewell Park, Crowmarsh, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10
- Julius Gottlieb Gallery & Boathouse (Sir Basil Spence, Bonnington & Collins 1968-70 Grade II*)
- Amphitheatre (Thomas Hancock 1965)

 

BURIAL GROUNDS, MAUSOLEA AND MEMORIALS

Grade II*
Ramsgate, Montefiore Mausoleum, Honeysuckle Road, CT11 (1862)

Grade II
Bath, Greendown Place and 174 Bradford Road, Combe Hill, BA2 (1812)
Birmingham
- Ohel, Witton New Jewish Cemetery, Warren Road, B44 (Essex & Goodman 1937)
- Granville Street Cemetery Memorial (1876), Witton Old Jewish Cemetery,
   The Ridgeway, College Road, Erdington, B23
   (The whole cemetery [1869-71] is on the Parks & Gardens Register)
Brighton
- Florence Place, Ditchling Road, BN1 (1826, Ohel by Lainson & Son 1893)
- Sassoon Mausoleum, Paston Place, Kemp Town, BN2 (1896)
Bristol, St Philips Cemetery, Barton Road, BS2 (Oldest tombstone 1762)
Exeter, Jews' Burial Ground, Magdalen Street, Bull Meadow, EX2 (1757)
Ipswich, Salthouse Lane, off Star Lane, IP4 (1796)
Kings Lynn, Millfleet, Stonegate Street, PE30 (Before 1811)
Liverpool, Jews' Burial Ground, Deane Road, Fairfield, L7 (1836)
Penzance, Jews' Burial Ground, Lestinnick Terrace, TR18 (1791)
Ramsgate Jewish Cemetery, Ohel and section of boundary wall, Upper Dumpton Park Road, CT11 (1872)
Southampton, Ohel, Southampton Old/Common Cemetery, Cemetery Road, SO15 (1854).
   (The whole cemetery [1846] is on the Parks and Gardens Register)
Wolverhampton, Old Jewish Cemetery, Cockshutts Lane, Thomson Avenue, WV2 (1851)

Scheduled Ancient Monuments
Falmouth Jews' Burial Ground, Penryn Road, Ponsharden, TR11 (ca. 1780)
   (Two tombstones individually listed)

 

REGISTER OF PARKS & GARDENS OF SPECIAL HISTORIC INTEREST IN ENGLAND:
Jewish Plots in Municipal Cemeteries included on the P&G Register

Note: Date of opening of cemetery, followed by date of opening of Jewish plot, where known.
With the exceptions of Coventry and Southampton, all these cemeteries have been added
to the Register since 2001.

Grade I

COVENTRY
London Road Cemetery, Whitley, CV1
1845 (Joseph Paxton), 1864

IPSWICH
Ipswich Old Cemetery, Cemetery Lane,  IP4
1855, 1855

SOUTHAMPTON
Southampton City (Old/Common) Cemetery, SO15
1846, 1854 Ohel Listed Grade II

Grade II

BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham City Cemetery, Witton, B23
1863, Old Section only 1871

BRADFORD
Scholemoor Cemetery, BD7
1860, Reform Section 1877

MANCHESTER

Philips Park Cemetery, M11
1866, 1874

Southern Cemetery, Barlow Moor Road, M20
1879, 1892?

Urmston Jewish Cemetery, Chapel Grove, M41 1878?, War Memorial Obelisk and Tablet Grade II

 

NORWICH
Norwich City Cemetery, Bowthorpe Road, NR2
1856, 1856 Ohel Listed Grade II

PRESTON
Preston Old Cemetery, New Hall Lane, PR1
1855, 1913

 

Last updated: 2016-12-29