SP3378 : Greyfriar's Lane, 1971

taken 47 years ago, near to Coventry, Great Britain

Greyfriar's Lane, 1971
Greyfriar's Lane, 1971
The timber framed building is the 16th century grade I listed Ford's Hospital, damaged during WWII and rebuilt in the early 1950s.

The double pitched roof-line visible beyond the hospital belonged to the former Royal Mail sorting office, since demolished.

Opposite the top of the lane, at its junction with High Street, can be seen the Martins Bank building, later demolished to make way for the Cathedral Lanes development.

A similar view in 2006 : SP3378 : Ford's Hospital
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E Gammie   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3339 7882 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.3824N 1:30.6363W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3338 7880
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Grade I Listed 

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