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St Mary's Hall

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4076 / 52°24'27"N

Longitude: -1.5078 / 1°30'28"W

OS Eastings: 433576

OS Northings: 278958

OS Grid: SP335789

Mapcode National: GBR HFM.RY

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.TR76

Entry Name: St Mary's Hall

Listing Date: 5 February 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218413

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: St Michael Coventry

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


l.
5105 BAYLEY LANE
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St Mary's Hall
SP 3378 NE 1/9 5.2.55

I GV

2.
Mainly circa 1340-42, enlarged circa 1460. May stand partly on foundations of and
incorporate stones from c12 castle of Earls of Chester. Sandstone, round courtyards
Hall with undercroft and 2 storey gatehouse, kitchen; 3 storeyed Caesar's Tower
rebuilt after bombing during 2nd World War. Timber framed ranges on east and south
sides of courtyard, later C15 and circa 1400, with stone ground floors. Muniment Room
added 1894. Fail, circa 1400+is 76 ft by 30 ft. Tie-beam roof, panelled, on curved
braces, has carved angels and heraldic bosses. 5 bays, 3 large traceried windows
either side. Fine late C15 glass. Much restored 1824, architect Stedman Whitwell.
VCH, VIII, pp141-143 AM.
Merchant guild of St Mary founded 1840, joined with 3 other guilds to form Holy
Trinity Guild 1392.

St Marys's Hall, Nos 22 and 23 form a group.

Descriptive Notes, tenth line, should be amended to read: "Merchant Guild of St Mary
founded 1340."

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1.
5105 BAYLEY LANE
-----------
St Mary's Hall
SP 3378 NE 1/9 5.2.55.

I GV

2.
Mainly circa 1340-42, enlarged circa 1460. May stand part y on foundations of
and incorporate stones from C12 castle of Earls of Chester. Sandstone, round courtyard.
Hall with undercroft and 2 storey gatehouse, kitchen; 3 storeyed Caesar's Tower
rebuilt after bombing during 2nd World War. Timber framed ranges on east and south
sides of courtyard, later C15 and circa 1400 with stone ground floors. Muniment
Room added 1894. Hall, circa 1400, is 76 ft by 30 ft. Tie-beam roof, panelled,
on curved braces, has carved angels and heraldic bosses. 5 bays, 3 large traceried
windows either side. Fine late C15 glass. Much restored 1824, architect Stedman
Whitwell. "VCH, VIII, pp. 141-143. AM
Merchant guild of St Mary founded 1840, joined with 3 other guilds to form Holy
Trinity Guild 1392.

St Marys's Hall, Nos 22 and 23 form a group.

Listing NGR: SP3358878968

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