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© Mr John Barlow LRPS

IoE Number: 218400
Location: RUINED CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL,
  COVENTRY, COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr John Barlow LRPS
Date Photographed: 26 August 2001
Date listed: 05 February 1955
Date of last amendment: 05 February 1955
Grade A

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5105Ruined Cathedral Churchof St MichaelSP 3378 NE 1/1

833/1/1 RUINED CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL 833/2/1 05-FEB-55 I Among the largest medieval parish churches in England. Made a collegiate church in 1908, cathedral in 1918. Much damaged by an air raid, November 1940, leaving body of church unroofed and without arcades. Nave and chancel with aisles, 2 pairs of chapels north and south of nave aisles, 1 on south still roofed. South porch. Apsidal sanctuary with crypt. Magnificent west steeple dominating centre of city. Crypt and south porch circa 1300. West steeple 1373-94 with spire begun 1432. Church walls rebuilt 1373 - circa 1450. Stonework restored 1883-90 by J Oldrid Scott.

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