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Priory Ruins

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.409 / 52°24'32"N

Longitude: -1.5091 / 1°30'32"W

OS Eastings: 433490

OS Northings: 279110

OS Grid: SP334791

Mapcode National: GBR HFM.HG

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.SQK4

Entry Name: Priory Ruins

Listing Date: 5 February 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218543

Location: 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


1
5105 PRIORY ROW
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SP 3379 SW 4/62 5.2.55. Priory Ruins

I

2.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. Exposed foundations on a sunk plot of ground; converted int
a garden and immediatelyadjacent to houses above. Gully the base of the west front of the
important Cathedral monastery of St Mary, founded l043, remains. Lower portions of
clustered shafts and pier-responds. There is, or was until recently, a crudely vaulted
crypt below, approximately 75 Yds x 5 yds. Vide Blue Coat School below.

Descriptive Notes, fifth and sixth lines, should be amended to read: "and pier responds
Vide Blue Coat School below".

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1.
5105 PRIORY ROW
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Priory Ruins
SP 3379 SW 4/62 5.2.55.

I

2.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Exposed foundations on a sunk plot of ground; converted into a garden and immediately
adjacent to houses above. Only the base of the west front of the important Cathedral
monastery of St Mary, founded 1043, remains. Lower portions of clustered shafts
and pier-responds. There is, or was until recently, a crudely vaulted crypt below,
approximately 75 yds x 5 yds. Vide Blue Coat School below.

Listing NGR: SP3348979105

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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