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Blue Coat School, Coventry

Description: Blue Coat School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 218544

OS Grid Reference: SP3349779129
OS Grid Coordinates: 433497, 279129
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4091, -1.5090

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

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Listing Text

Blue Coat School
SP 3379 SE 2/63
SP 3379 SW 4/63 5.2.55.


C19. 'Gothic' generally in style of French chateau. Stone. The left hand wing
is of 2 storeys; 5 2-light windows in pointed arched hood moulds. Buttresses.
Belfry tower. This wing abuts the houses above and overlooks the Priory ruins.
The right hand wing is of 3 storeys; one tiered 3-light bay window; other fenestration nondescript. Door in moulded stone recess with hood mould and armorial panel above. 3 stone gables. 2 massive octagonal stone towers with conical lead and slated roofs embody the bases of towers of the monastic church, of which there are extensive remains in the basement.

Listing NGR: SP3350079128

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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