Bevis Marks Synagogue: a short history of the building and an appreciation of its architecture
English Heritage, Mar 1, 2002 - Architecture - 21 pages
A short history of the building and architecture of Bevis Marks, London, the oldest synagogue in Britain, now celebrating its tercentenary.
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19th century adjoining the synagogue Amsterdam Anglo-Jewish community architectural Ashkenazi Avis Barbara Bowman Bcvis benches Bevis Marks Anti-Demolition Bevis Marks archives BEVIS MARKS SYNAGOGUE brick Britain building contract Building Jerusalem candlesticks carved City of London columns congregation containing continuous entablature cornice Creechurch Lane Derek Kendall doors with brass east wall Ehal and Tevah Ehal Ark Elul gallery fronts Gaster4 ground floor Haham Heneage Lane Honoble Hyamson interior Jewish Chronicle Jewish community Jews key-block late Victorian lease Maida Vale main entrance Marks Anti-Demolition League Merchant Taylors mikveh Mohamad moulded architrave moulded rails National Monuments Record north and south original painted panelled pediment Pevsner pilasters plaster platform is enclosed Plough Yard Portuguese Great Synagogue Poyntz alias Littleton reading platform ritual silver roof Sephardim September 1701 Shabbat Sharman Kadish side enclosures Sifrei Torah Spanish and Portuguese staircase stone storey tercentenary Thomas Heneage timber Torah scrolls twisted balusters Women's gallery