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Jewish Synagogue (former)

Item details

Name of item: Jewish Synagogue (former)
Other name/s: Synagogue
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Religion
Category: Synagogue
Primary address: 47-49 Church Street, Maitland, NSW 2320
Parish: Maitland
County: Northumberland
Local govt. area: Maitland
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
47-49 Church StreetMaitlandMaitlandMaitlandNorthumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Historic: Symbol of contribution of Jewish community to the town and region - record of growth of town. Social: Record of gathering place and worship of Jewish community. Aesthetic: Unusual application of Romanesque style on a diminutive scale, aesthetic value in detailing and proportion, townscape value.
Date significance updated: 11 Jun 98
Note: There are incomplete details for a number of items listed in NSW. The Heritage Division intends to develop or upgrade statements of significance and other information for these items as resources become available.

Description

Physical description: Style: Victorian Romanesque. Exterior: Rendered Masonry. Simple gable roof form with arched Romanesque detailing to gable and windows.
Modifications and dates: Sympathetic single storey back addition on south side.

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-
8. Culture-Developing cultural institutions and ways of life Religion-Activities associated with particular systems of faith and worship (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Symbol of contribution of Jewish community to the town and region - record of growth of town.
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Unusual application of Romanesque style on a diminutive scale, aesthetic value in detailing and proportion, townscape value.
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
Record of gathering place and worship of Jewish community.
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
This item has rarity value.
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
This item has representative value.
Integrity/Intactness: This item has integrity value.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Regional Environmental Plan  11 Mar 89 1079343
Local Environmental Plan 199303 Sep 93 0980131
Local Environmental Plan I13416 Dec 11   
Heritage study 1994 10131

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Maitland Heritage Survey Review19940131Brian McDonald & Associates  Yes

References, internet links & images

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2000232
File number: HC 32932, S90/06274


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