The Charterhouse, Coventry

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The Charterhouse
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The Charterhouse, Coventry is located in West Midlands county
The Charterhouse, Coventry
Location within the West Midlands
General information
Status Grade I listed
Town or city Coventry
Country United Kingdom
Coordinates 52°24′03″N 1°29′41″W / 52.4009°N 1.4947°W / 52.4009; -1.4947
Completed 14th century
Owner Coventry City Council

The Charterhouse, Coventry (also known as St. Anne's Priory, Coventry) is a grade I listed building on London Road, Coventry, in the West Midlands of England.[1]

The current building incorporates remains from the charterhouse of St Anne, the foundation stone for which was laid in 1385 by King Richard II. It contains additions from the 15th and 16th centuries, as well as several wall paintings dating to the same era. Some of the original window tracery still survives. The Coach House and Medieval Precinct Wall to the Charterhouse form a group of listed buildings.[1]

The Charterhouse is part of a group of listed buildings; the Charterhouse itself is a grade I listed building,[1] the precinct wall is grade II* listed,[2] the coach house is grade II listed, and the whole site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Charterhouse, Coventry". The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Medieval Precinct Wall to the Charterhouse". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Site of Charterhouse". National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 

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