Fast Search

You are Here: Home / Jesmond, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond Synagogue

Tyne and Wear HER(9894): Jesmond, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond Synagogue - Details

Back to Search Results


9894


Newcastle


Jesmond, Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond Synagogue


Jesmond


NZ26NE


Religious Ritual and Funerary


Place of Worship


Synagogue


Modern


C20


Extant Building


Now Central New High School for Girls. This former Jewish Synagogue is an exceptional building which fits well with the streetscape of Eskdale Terrace in Jesmond. There are identical structures of this red brick old Synagogue in London and Sunderland. The impressive colourful Hebrew fa├žade was designed by Newcastle Jewish architect Marcus Kenneth Glass in the period 1914-15. The building possesses an excellent stain glass window with a Star of David design, and is complemented with rounded sandstone arches around and below it on the ground floor. LOCAL LIST


2523


6572


NZ25236572



Newcastle City Council, 2006, Local List of Buildings, Structures, Parks, Gardens and Open Spaces of Special Local Architectural or Historic Interest Supplementary Planning Document; Sharman Kadish, 2006, Jewish Heritage in England - Architectural Guide, page 187; The Journal, 3 April 1965, page 3 "Golden Jubilee for Synagogue"; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p. 29; Alan Morgan, 2010, Jesmond from mines to mansions, page 43; www.jewishgen.org

Back to Search Results