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Latitude: 52.4094 / 52°24'33"N
Longitude: -1.5088 / 1°30'31"W
OS Eastings: 433508
OS Northings: 279154
OS Grid: SP335791
Mapcode National: GBR HFM.JB
Mapcode Global: VHBWY.SPQV
Plus Code: 9C4WCF5R+QF
Entry Name: Former Ribbon Factory and Office
Listing Date: 14 November 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265695
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424272
Location: Coventry, CV1
Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's
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
SP 3379 SE 2/412
SP 3379 SW 4/412
Former Ribbon Factory and Office
Factory and office. Circa mid C19, with later C19 and C20 alterations. Red brick; office in Flemish bond, factory stretchers with some header courses and engineering brick plinth and cills. Office has slate roof with hipped end; factory has gable-ended concrete tile roof. Brick axial stacks.
Long rectangular plan range facing small courtyard. Factory on right (north-east) and office or manager's house on left (south-west); separate builds judging by joint in brickwork.
Factory is three storeys and basement at ground level at rear facing New Buildings; five window range, large five-light segmental-headed casements, mostly with glazing bars, basement storey has wide segmental arch doorways, two of which have C20 shop fronts.
Office or manager's house to south-west, two storeys, four window range, sashes with glazing bars in flat rubbed brick arches; glazing bars missing from front facing yard and stuccoed doorway to left of centre with cornice on console brackets and flush-panel door; right hand doorway and ground floor window on south-east front altered. Bracketed eaves and two round-headed dormers on each side.
Interior: Ground storey of house/office, partitions and staircase removed. Factory interior not inspected.
Note: Originally used for the manufacture of ribbons and later in C19 became drill-rooms and armoury of the Coventry Rifle Volunteers.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29 October 2019.
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