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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
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
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
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
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.
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.