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The Doom painting is amazing

A wonderful Church just by the Cathderal but a real gem and the newly discovered Doom painting is... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
Doom painting

Huge church in the city centre which in itself is an impressive building dwarfed by the cathedrals... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5A Priory Row, Coventry CV1 5EX, England
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

A wonderful Church just by the Cathderal but a real gem and the newly discovered Doom painting is worth a visit just for that

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angellous
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Huge church in the city centre which in itself is an impressive building dwarfed by the cathedrals. During a heritage weekend I had read about the doom painting and went in to specifically see this. It wasn’t easy to find so I asked a guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 28 August 2018

SO worth a visit, for the stained glass alone. Beautiful building, architecture and artwork and it's free. Quite different to the cathedral but equally atmospheric.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

On visiting the contemporary cathedral we were walking back towards the centre as there are a lot of churches. Well worth a stop

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 4 August 2018

If you like cathedrals etc then the cathedral area of Coventry has so much to offer in such a small area. You have the new cathedral with its neon lights and opposite that the ruins of the old cathedral but a little gem is Holy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank edwardbear80
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The highlight of the church is the “Coventry Doom”, a medieval painting created in the 1430’s above the tower arch, and said to be one of the most important discoveries in medieval art. It depicts the last judgement, with the consequences of charitable and uncharitable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The medieval paintings have been sympathetically restored! This church houses one of the 3 Charnel Houses left in England. It was converted to a charnel house to be able to bury the dead from the Black Death. Beautiful church and VERY welcoming. Inside there is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Caron M
Reviewed 17 May 2018

School trips or days out need to include this church as part of any visit to Coventry. Beautiful church , open to the public to be enjoyed.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MrBobuk
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Although in the shadow of the old cathedral spire, this is still a large 'town church' - here are the town memorials in glass, floor slabs, wall monuments, and the misericord seats' woodwork. Astoundingly undamaged in 1940 compared with the losses all around. Publications available.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Seasonedtraveller33
Reviewed 27 April 2018

It was a bit of a quick visit here as we were part of a tour group but I did enjoy what I saw. There is interesting decoration to the ceiling and the doom painting, which could easily be missed, was also good.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul B
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