There have been three Coventry cathedrals over the centuries. The medieval church of St Michael is the second of these and was almost completely destroyed by WWII bombs. The medieval tower remains, and looks down on the cathedral ruins and the stunning new cathedral beside it. Priory Street, Coventry, West Midlands, England, CV1 5AB
The 14th-century tower and spire are all that remains of medieval Greyfriars monastery. The spire survived the Dissolution of the Monasteries and was used as a focal point for a new Victorian church dubbed Christ Church, Coventry. Christ Church was in turn destroyed by WWII bombs, leaving the tower and spire to stand alone as before. New Union Street, Coventry, West Midlands, England, CV1 2PS
Attraction Type: Church - Tower and Spire Heritage Rating:?
Heritage Highlight: One of Coventry's famous 'three spires'
Holy Trinity is a beautiful 13th-century church boasting a superb 1430 wall painting known as The Coventry Doom, depicting the Biblical Day of Judgement. Other highlights include late medieval misericords, a 1470 stone pulpit, and Elizabethan brass eagle lectern. 5A Priory Row, Coventry, West Midlands, England, CV1 5EX
Founded by Queen Isabella in 1344, St John the Baptist was created as a chapel for the Guild of St John. It was later used as a prison and a dyer's workshop before being reinstated as a place of worship. Highlights include a 15th-century alabaster carving and sumptuous Victorian furnishings by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Fleet Street, Corporation Street, Coventry, West Midlands, England, CV1 3AY