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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076651
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218400
Location: Coventry, CV1
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
833/1/1 RUINED CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
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
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