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Latitude: 52.4081 / 52°24'29"N
Longitude: -1.4942 / 1°29'39"W
OS Eastings: 434502
OS Northings: 279019
OS Grid: SP345790
Mapcode National: GBR HJM.SS
Mapcode Global: VHBWZ.1QXT
Plus Code: 9C4WCG54+68
Entry Name: 67-72 Far Gosford Street
Listing Date: 1 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226785
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424266
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: Coventry, All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
SP 3479 SE & SP 37 NW
9/226 & 17/226
FAR GOSFORD STREET (north side)
Nos 67-72 (consecutive)
Terrace row with 'topshops' to upper storey, now used as shops. Nos 67-70 are early C19, and Nos 71-72 are circa 1840. Flemish bond brick; gabled plain tile roofs with concrete tiles to Nos 67 and 72; brick ridge and end stacks. Double-depth plan. Three storeys; six-window range.
Late C19 shop front with bracketed architrave and plate-glass windows to No 67; other shop fronts replaced in C20. Semi-circular arched pedestrian through entry between Nos 68 and 69. Gauged brick flat arches over first-floor windows, with early C19 sixteen-pane sashes to Nos 67 and 68, late C19 four-pane sash to No 71 and C20 windows to others; flat header brick arches over second-floor 'topshop' windows, which retain C19 seven-light casements with horizontal glazing bars to Nos 67 and 68. Moulded wood cornice.
Rear elevation has mid/late C19 extensions with slate roofs, segmental-arched two-light C19 casements and C19 seven-light casements with glazing bars to 'topshops'.
Interiors: retain original 'topshops' (purpose-built well-lit workshops), reached by winder stairs from first floor; probably used for weaving and ribbon-making.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 October 2019.
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