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Garden Shelter and Platform 50M North-East of Lady Herberts Homes

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

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Latitude: 52.4119 / 52°24'42"N

Longitude: -1.5081 / 1°30'29"W

OS Eastings: 433554

OS Northings: 279440

OS Grid: SP335794

Mapcode National: GBR HFL.PD

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.TM2W

Plus Code: 9C4WCF6R+QQ

Entry Name: Garden Shelter and Platform 50M North-East of Lady Herberts Homes

Listing Date: 25 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487593

ID on this website: 101271509

Location: Lady Herbert's Garden, Draper's Fields, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1

County: Coventry

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

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Garden Shelter and platform 50m north-east of Lady Herbert's Homes



Garden shelter and platform. 1930-35. By Albert Herbert for his cousin Sir Alfred Herbert. Red brick, with ashlar dressings and Swithland slate roof. Octagonal structure, with four panelled brick piers with ashlar caps. Ogee domed roof carried on wooden lintels with shaped ends. Interior has shallow plaster dome with painted inscriptions. There were formerly wooden benches in each recess. The shelter stands in the centre of a slightly raised square platform approximately 10m square, with York stone paving and moulded kerb, bowed on the south side.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30 October 2019.

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