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Latitude: 52.4112 / 52°24'40"N
Longitude: -1.508 / 1°30'28"W
OS Eastings: 433562
OS Northings: 279360
OS Grid: SP335793
Mapcode National: GBR HFL.QN
Mapcode Global: VHBWY.TN4F
Entry Name: City Wall to North of Swanswell Gate swanswell Gate
Listing Date: 5 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076649
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218490
Location: Coventry, CV1
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
5105 HALES STREET
City Wall to North of
SP 3379 SE 2/5
SP 3379 SE 2/219 5.2.55.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Circa 1395. The better of 2 surviving city gates, of which there were 12. Sandstone.
Embattlements. The passage way is blocked with the gatehouse converted into a
dwelling. Original pointed arch with inset late C16 doorway with square chamfered
band. 2 restored C16 2-light mullions, ditto with trefoil heads on obverse side.
Gargoyle. Substantial remains of late C14 city wall abut, and the whole is set
in modern pleasure ground as Lady Herbert's Garden.
Forms a group with the City Gate, Cook Street.
Listing NGR: SP3356279360
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