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Whitefriars Museum

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4049 / 52°24'17"N

Longitude: -1.5016 / 1°30'5"W

OS Eastings: 434003

OS Northings: 278660

OS Grid: SP340786

Mapcode National: GBR HHN.4X

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.XTJ8

Entry Name: Whitefriars Museum

Listing Date: 5 February 1955

Last Amended: 24 June 1974

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218488

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 GULSON ROAD
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Whitefriars Museum
(Formerly listed as Coventry
Union Workhouse (Salvation
Army Hostel)
SP 3378 NE 1/29
SP 3478 NW 8/29 5.2.55

I

2.
Circa 1342, date of foundation of Carmelite Priory, dissolved 1538. Private dwelling
house of Hales family to 1717. Converted to workhouse for the poor 1804. Range
on east side of former cloister, 150 ft long. Ashlar, 2 storeys, tiled roof.
Buttresses with offsets. Ground floor pointed arched windows to former cloister
with ribbed cross vaults. 1st floor former friars' dormitory has square headed
mullioned lattice casement windows, canted oriel bay window. Bombed 1940, restored
1965-6.

Descriptive notes last line "1965-6" should be amended to read:

1968-69.

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1.
5105 GULSON ROAD
-----------
Whitefriars Museum
(Formerly listed as Coventry Union
Workhouse (Salvation Army Hostel )]
SP 3378 NE 1/29
SP 3478 NW 8/29 5.2.55.

I

2.
Circa 1342, date of foundation of Carmelite Priory, dissolved 1538. Private dwelling
house of Hales family to 1717. Converted to workhouse for the poor 1804. Range
on east side of former cloister, 150 ft long. Ashlar, 2 storeys, tiled roof.
Buttresses with offsets. Ground floor pointed arched windows to former cloister
with ribbed cross vaults. 1st floor former friars' dormitory has square headed
mullioned lattice casement windows, canted oriel bay window. Bombed 1940, restored
1965-6.


Listing NGR: SP3399478695

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