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First synagogue after resettlement

First synagogue after resettlement

Building  From 1657  To 1701

Categories: Religion

A house in Creechurch Lane was converted to a synagogue for the Sephardi Jews (Spanish and Portuguese) which opened in 1657. This was enlarged but the increase in numbers quickly made a purpose-built synagogue necessary and it opened in Bevis Marks in 1699.
Meanwhile the Great Synagogue was built in Duke's Place in 1690.

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First synagogue after resettlement

Sure looks like a City of London plaque but the text around the edge is diffe...

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