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Ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in St Michael's, Coventry

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Latitude: 52.4078 / 52°24'27"N

Longitude: -1.5075 / 1°30'26"W

OS Eastings: 433602

OS Northings: 278975

OS Grid: SP336789

Mapcode National: GBR HFM.VX

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.TRF2

Entry Name: Ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 5 February 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218400

Location: 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: St Michael Coventry

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text



Among the largest medieval parish churches in England. Made a collegiate church
in 1908, cathedral in 1918. Much damaged by an air raid, November 1940, leaving
body of church unroofed and without arcades.
Nave and chancel with aisles, 2 pairs of chapels north and south of nave aisles,
1 on south still roofed. South porch. Apsidal sanctuary with crypt. Magnificent west steeple dominating centre of city.
Crypt and south porch circa 1300. West steeple 1373-94 with spire begun 1432.
Church walls rebuilt 1373 - circa 1450. Stonework restored 1883-90 by J Oldrid

Listing NGR: SP3356478992

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

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