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Former Blue Coat School

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Michael's, Coventry

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Latitude: 52.4091 / 52°24'32"N

Longitude: -1.509 / 1°30'32"W

OS Eastings: 433493

OS Northings: 279129

OS Grid: SP334791

Mapcode National: GBR HFM.HD

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.SQL0

Plus Code: 9C4WCF5R+M9

Entry Name: Former Blue Coat School

Listing Date: 5 February 1955

Last Amended: 5 July 2019

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218544

Location: St. Michael's, Coventry, CV1

County: Coventry

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's

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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Listing Text

Blue Coat School
SP 3379 SE 2/63
SP 3379 SW 4/63 5.2.55.


C19. 'Gothic' generally in style of French chateau. Stone. The left hand wing
is of 2 storeys; 5 2-light windows in pointed arched hood moulds. Buttresses.
Belfry tower. This wing abuts the houses above and overlooks the Priory ruins.
The right hand wing is of 3 storeys; one tiered 3-light bay window; other fenestration nondescript. Door in moulded stone recess with hood mould and armorial panel above. 3 stone gables. 2 massive octagonal stone towers with conical lead and slated roofs embody the bases of towers of the monastic church, of which there are extensive remains in the basement.

Listing NGR: SP3350079128

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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