The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Coventry, West Midlands

Coventry on Wikipedia.

Project Gutenberg has "The Churches of Coventry" by Frederic W. Woodhouse", 1909 edition. It includes photographs, drawings and plans, and being pre-WWII shows much destroyed during the war.


Churches in Binley, Foleshill, Potters Green, Styvechale, Willenhall.

Baptist Church on Lower Ford Street. Sue Vickery. Link.

Christ Church at Cheylesmore. James King.

Coventry Cathedral, (ruined), dedicated to St Michael. The main part of the cathedral was destroyed during a bombing raid in 1940, only the tower and outer walls remain intact; at 295 feet the spire is the third tallest in England. Part of the modern post-war re-building can be seen to the right. A view from inside the destroyed building. SP 336 790. Paul Brown. An old postcard view of the intact building, from Reg Dosell's Collection.
A view of the modern building, also dedicated to St. Michael. James King. Interior view. Aidan McRae Thomson.

Gurdwara Guru Nanak Parkash (Sikh temple). James King.

Holy Trinity. SP 335 790. Paul Brown. Another view, James King. Interior view. Detail of the Doom Painting. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view, John Bowdler. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, the altar and East window, altar, side-chapel altar, font, pulpit, the crossing, some lovely floor tiling, and a selection of monuments, all John Bowdler (2012). Link.

Methodist Church at Earlsdon. James King.

The former Methodist Church on Stoney Stanton Road, now a Muslim community centre. James King.

Our Lady of the Assumption (R.C.) at Tile Hill. James King.

St. Andrew at Eastern Green. James King.

St. James at Fletchamstead. James King.

St. James on Abbey Road, Whitley. SP 354 766. Keith Dorey (2014). Link.

St. John the Baptist. From a postcard in Reg Dosell's collection. Link.

The former St. Mark on Stoney Stanton Road, Swanswell, dates from 1868, and closed in 1972. It's now in use (in part) as a medical practice. The Ascension Mural is by Hans Feibusch. SP 337 794. Both Keith Dorey (2014). BBC news item. Grade II listed, with an unusually sparse entry.

St. Mary at Walsgrave. Peter Morgan. Link.

St. Michael at Stoke. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's collection.

St. Stanislaus Kosta (Polish R.C.). James King.

Shree Krishna Hindu Temple. James King.
 

Binley
Corpus Christi (R.C.). on Langbank Avenue. SP 366 773. Keith Dorey (2014). Link.
St. Bartholomew on Brinklow Road. SP 377 785. Keith Dorey (2014). Link. Grade I listed.

Foleshill
Baptist Church. James King.
St. Laurence. James King.
St. Paul James King.
Spiritualist Church. All James King.

Potters Green
St. Philip. James King.
U.R.C. James King.

Styvechale
St. James. James King.
St. Thomas More (R.C.). James King.
U.R.C. James King.

Willenhall
St. Anne (R.C.) on Dunsmore Avenue. SP 365 764. Keith Dorey (2014). Link.
St. John the Divine. SP 366 767. Keith Dorey (2014). Link.
Willenhall Evangelical Free Church on Remembrance Road. SP 367 768. Keith Dorey (2014).
Link.

 

 

 


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