Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, West Midlands

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, West Midlands
Photograph taken 1956 - 1962 © Historic England Archive ref: AA98/06043

Coventry Cathedral was rebuilt in 1951-62 by Sir Basil Spence. The decision to rebuild was taken the day after it was destroyed by bombing in 1945. This elevated view of the construction was taken from the spire of the ruined medieval cathedral.

Location

West Midlands Coventry

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Tags

cathedral religion faith aerial view world war two bomb architecture ruin preservation construction 1950s (1950 - 1959)