Numbers 36 and 37 and archway in between (Whitefriars Gate), Much Park Street - Coventry

This C14 postern gatehouse of the Carmelite Friary has a clay tile roof and sandstone walls with later repairs in brickwork. The building was subject to heritage crime in 2008 and later repaired: it has remained vacant since then and is slowly deteriorating. The continuing threat of heritage crime, assorted masonry repairs and renewal of defective floor timbers above the archway are all issues to be addressed. The current proposal by the Historic Coventry Trust is to convert the gatehouse for use as holiday accommodation, in line with the framework agreement with Coventry City Council.

Numbers 36 and 37 and archway in between (Whitefriars Gate), Much Park Street - Coventry
© Coventry HER 2014

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    NUMBERS 36 AND 37 AND ARCHWAY IN BETWEEN (WHITEFRIARS GATE)
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1087114
    Local Planning Authority:
    Coventry
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house

Location

    Street Number:
    36 and 37
    Street Name:
    Much Park Street
    County:
    West Midlands
    District / Borough:
    Coventry
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Coventry South
    Region:
    West Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Local authority