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Ford's Hospital

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

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Latitude: 52.4064 / 52°24'23"N

Longitude: -1.5105 / 1°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 433399

OS Northings: 278822

OS Grid: SP333788

Mapcode National: GBR HFN.5D

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.RSV4

Plus Code: 9C4WCF4Q+HR

Entry Name: Ford's Hospital

Listing Date: 5 February 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218487

Location: St. Michael's, 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: Coventry Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

Ford's Hospital
SP 3378 NW 10/27 5.2.55.


Early C16. Also known as Greyfriar's Hospital. Endowed 1509 by will of William
Ford. Additional endowment 1517 by William Pisford. Date 1529 on wall refers to
appointment of feofees and possibly to additional building between courtyard and
Timber frame with 1st floor oversailing. Badly damaged in air raid of November
1940 but rebuilt with original timbers 1951-3; altered by additional windows and
stone walling to street.
Much carving to timber framework, including miniature buttresses to close studding
with bases and pinnacles. 4 centred arched doorways with carved spandrels. Oak
seats in courtyard corners. Rainwater heads 1784. VCH, VIII, pp.136-7.

Listing NGR: SP3339978822

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