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The Charterhouse, Coventry

Description: The Charterhouse

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 218514

OS Grid Reference: SP3447678218
OS Grid Coordinates: 434476, 278218
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4009, -1.4947

Location: 78 Terry Road, Coventry CV1 CV1 2JR

Locality: Coventry
County: Coventry
Country: England
Postcode: CV1 2JR

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There is also a scheduled monument, Site of Charterhouse, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

The Charterhouse
SP 37 NW 17/3 5.2.55.


Incorporates important remains of the Charterhouse of St Anne founded 1381, nominally
by Richard II, who laid the foundation stone, 1385, of the church. Includes early
C15 sandstone range, the Prior's Lodging, altered by C16 timber framed 1st floor
on north. Tall chimney shafts, original moulded stone fireplace, some original
window tracery. C15 and C16 wall paintings, including important early Renaissance
motifs. C18 doorways and sash windows with glazing bars. Corrugated iron repairs
by present owners. VCH, VIII, pp. 129-30.

The Charterhouse. Coach House and Medieval Precinct Wall to the Charterhouse form
a group.

Listing NGR: SP3447478232

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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