Priory Undercroft. Coventry.
Part of the Cathedral Priory of St Mary, founded in 1043.
The Undercrofts are the best preserved remains of Coventry's original Benedictine monastry... amandabhslater
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Go Historic ID
384776
Listed Building ID
1076588 view listed building data
Article Title
Priory Ruins
Coordinates
52.4089710° N, 1.5090890° W map · aerial
Grid Reference
SP 33490 79109
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Listed Building Description

Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

1 5105 PRIORY ROW ---------- SP 3379 SW 4/62 5.2.55. Priory Ruins

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2. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Exposed foundations on a sunk plot of ground; converted int a garden and immediatelyadjacent to houses above. Gully the base of the west front of the important Cathedral monastery of St Mary, founded l043, remains. Lower portions of clustered shafts and pier-responds. There is, or was until recently, a crudely vaulted crypt below, approximately 75 Yds x 5 yds. Vide Blue Coat School below.

Descriptive Notes, fifth and sixth lines, should be amended to read: "and pier responds Vide Blue Coat School below".

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1. 5105 PRIORY ROW ---------- Priory Ruins SP 3379 SW 4/62 5.2.55.

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2. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Exposed foundations on a sunk plot of ground; converted into a garden and immediately adjacent to houses above. Only the base of the west front of the important Cathedral monastery of St Mary, founded 1043, remains... read more

Page Info

Place ID
384776
Title
Priory Ruins, Coventry, England
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 6, 2022