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The Council House, Coventry

Description: The Council House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 218472

OS Grid Reference: SP3356978911
OS Grid Coordinates: 433569, 278911
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4072, -1.5080

Location: Earl Street, Coventry CV1 5RT

Locality: Coventry
County: Coventry
Country: England
Postcode: CV1 5RT

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Council House
SP 3378 NE 1/l14


1913-17 by Edward Garret and H W Simister of Birmingham in Elizabethan style.
Sandstone ashlar. Mainly symmetrical front with central belfry, large central
porch flanked by gilded armorial decoration under giant figures. Many gables.
Clock-tower on right. Fine lead rainwater heads. VCH VIII p 145.

Listing NGR: SP3359378901

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Source: English Heritage

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