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Cathedral of St Michael Coventry

Cathedral of St Michael Coventry
Photograph taken 03 July 2000 © Mr Edward Alvey. Source Historic England Archive ref: 218629

The medieval church of St Michael in the centre of Coventry was destroyed by bombing in World War Two. This new cathedral was built close to the site preserving the ruins of the old church. The new cathedral took ten years to build to a very modern design.