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Canal Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Radford, Coventry

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Latitude: 52.4134 / 52°24'48"N

Longitude: -1.5113 / 1°30'40"W

OS Eastings: 433338

OS Northings: 279602

OS Grid: SP333796

Mapcode National: GBR HFK.0W

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.RLDR

Plus Code: 9C4WCF7Q+9F

Entry Name: Canal Warehouse

Listing Date: 13 March 1985

Last Amended: 6 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218623

ID on this website: 101076584

Location: Draper's Fields, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1

County: Coventry

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Coventry

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Coventry Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Canal Warehouse


Canal Warehouse. 1787, C19 and 1914. Brick with Welsh slate roofs. One to four

Extensive frontage following Leicester Row, with four different roof heights. Dentil eaves cornice. Elevation to Leicester Row from left to right. The first section has two altered basket arched openings and a segmental arched window to ground floor. The upper floors have two pairs of giant round-arched panels containing three tiers of horizontal strip windows and round-arched windows above. Then a gabled bay with keyed segmental arched entrance and keyed lunette window. Slightly lower section to the right has a large segmental arched entrance flanked by smaller segmental arched entrances. Three segmental arched windows above and above again, and five round-arched windows above. All have iron casements. Lower section to right has two tiers of segmental arched windows and lunette windows above, divided into groups of 3-6-3 by large segmental arched entrances. Lower range to right again has repeated tripartite motif of segmental arched entrances flanked by blind half segmental arches.

The rear elevation gives onto the canal basin. The elevation at the time of inspection was under scaffold and in the process of being renovated. Projecting canopy continuing the pitch of the main roof. Various basket arched doorways and windows.

The Warehouse flanks the canal basin of the Coventry Canal Navigation which was completed in 1769 by James Brindley.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11 March 2019.

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