12 Sights in Coventry, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Coventry, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Coventry, United Kingdom.

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1. Criterion Theatre

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The Criterion Theatre is situated in Earlsdon, Coventry, England. It puts on about seven shows a year. The company has won the Godiva Award for best theatre in the region several times. The current patrons are Pete Waterman, music producer and railway preservationist, born in Coventry and Ron Cook, stage and screen actor of Thunderbirds and Doctor Who fame, who first acted as an amateur at the Criterion. The Coventry born actor, Sir Nigel Hawthorne (1929–2001), was a former patron.

Wikipedia: Criterion Theatre (Coventry) (EN)

2. Caludon Castle

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Caludon Castle Mum's taxi (Wikipedia Takes Coventry participant) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Caludon Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and Grade I listed building in Coventry, in the West Midlands of England. A second moated site 190 metres (620 ft) to the south is a Scheduled Ancient Monument in its own right. The castle is now a ruin, and all that remains is a large fragment of sandstone wall. What remains of the estate is now an urban park, owned and run by Coventry City Council, but much of it was sold and developed into housing estates in the early 20th century.

Wikipedia: Caludon Castle (EN)

3. Parish Church of St Barbara, Earlsdon

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St Barbara's Church is in Earlsdon, a suburb of Coventry, West Midlands, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Coventry, South, the archdeaconry of Coventry, and the diocese of Coventry. The church was built in 1930–31 to replace a smaller church nearby. It was designed by Henry Paley of the Lancaster architects Austin and Paley, with a local man, Herbert Jackson, acting as clerk of works and consulting architect.

Wikipedia: St Barbara's Church, Earlsdon (EN)

4. Ford's Hospital

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Ford's Hospital
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Ford's Hospital, Coventry, traditionally known as Grey Friars Hospital, is a grade I listed 16th century half-timbered almshouse in Greyfriars Lane, Coventry. It was founded by the merchant William Ford in 1509 to provide accommodation for six elderly people: five men and one woman. Despite the earlier name of "Grey Friars", it bears no relationship to the Franciscan Order but was so named because of its location on Greyfriars Lane.

Wikipedia: Ford's Hospital (EN)

5. St Osburg

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St Osburg's Church also known as the Church of the Most Holy Sacrament and St Osburg is a Roman Catholic Parish church in Coventry, West Midlands. It was built from 1843 to 1845 and was designed by Charles Hansom. It is situated in the city centre on the junction between Holyhead Road and the Coventry Ring Road. It was founded by the Benedictines from Downside Abbey and is a Grade II listed building.

Wikipedia: St Osburg's Church, Coventry (EN)

6. Lady Herbert's Garden

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Lady Herbert's Garden Jez Sutton (Wikipedia Takes Coventry participant) / CC BY 3.0

Lady Herbert's Garden is a garden in Coventry city centre, named as a memorial to Alfred Herbert's second wife Florence. Construction and initial laying out began in 1930 and the last section was completed in 1939. It is built around several sections of the remains of Coventry city walls, including Swanswell and Cook Street Gates.

Wikipedia: Lady Herbert's Garden (EN)

7. Coventry Cathedral Church of St Michael

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The Cathedral Church of Saint Michael, commonly known as Coventry Cathedral, is the seat of the Bishop of Coventry and the Diocese of Coventry within the Church of England. The cathedral is located in Coventry, West Midlands, England. The current bishop is Christopher Cocksworth and the current dean is John Witcombe.

Wikipedia: Coventry Cathedral (EN)

8. Coombe Country Park

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Coombe Country Park is a country park located in Warwickshire, England. The park is only 4.5 miles east of Coventry city centre and is managed by Coventry City Council. The park has been developed from the grounds of an old Cistercian abbey, the buildings of which have now been converted into the Coombe Abbey hotel.

Wikipedia: Coombe Country Park (EN)

9. St Michael's

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Stoke St Michael's is the Church of England parish church of Stoke, Coventry which continues to serve as a place of worship in the community since its foundation in the 12th century by the Earl of Chester. The church is situated on the Walsgrave Road (A4600) east of Coventry city centre.

Wikipedia: Stoke St Michael's Church, Coventry (EN)

10. Coventry Cross

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Coventry Cross Steve Walton (Wikipedia Takes Coventry participant) / CC BY 3.0

Coventry Cross was an important landmark in the cathedral city of Coventry, England. Standing between Cuckoo Lane and Holy Trinity Church and in the alley known as Trinity Churchyard, it was a modern version of the historic market cross, such as was common in many medieval market towns.

Wikipedia: Coventry Cross (EN)

11. Christchurch Spire

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Greyfriars was a medieval monastic house in Coventry, England. The original monastic buildings were lost in the reformation, the spire standing on the site today was most recently part of a 19th century church that was destroyed in an air raid in the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Greyfriars, Coventry (EN)

12. Parish Church of St John the Baptist

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The Collegiate and Parish Church of St John the Baptist is an English church located in the Medieval area of Spon Street in the city centre of Coventry, West Midlands. The church is a Grade I listed building.

Wikipedia: St John the Baptist Church, Coventry (EN)

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