RUINED CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1076651

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1955

Statutory Address: RUINED CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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Location

Statutory Address: RUINED CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Coventry (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 33602 78975

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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.



Listing NGR: SP3356478992

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 218400

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