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The Charterhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4009 / 52°24'3"N

Longitude: -1.4947 / 1°29'40"W

OS Eastings: 434476

OS Northings: 278219

OS Grid: SP344782

Mapcode National: GBR HJQ.NC

Mapcode Global: VHBWZ.1XNB

Entry Name: The Charterhouse

Listing Date: 5 February 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218514

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, All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

1.
5105 LONDON ROAD
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The Charterhouse
SP 37 NW 17/3 5.2.55.

I GV

2.
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

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