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Whitefriars Monastery

Gulson Rd | Next to the ring road close to the Gulson Road, Coventry, England
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Tucked away

It's a bit tucked away if you aren't actually going about university business towards the direction... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
gecko77
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Exploring Coventry

It is a beautiful little gem unfortunately could not walk around inside but worth a walk around if... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Thomas J
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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22 Jul 2017
“Tucked away”
8 Jul 2017
“Exploring Coventry ”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Gulson Rd | Next to the ring road close to the Gulson Road, Coventry, England
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

It's a bit tucked away if you aren't actually going about university business towards the direction of the library or engineering building. You can't go inside and there isn't much to see from the outside, but it is an important historical building of Coventry.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful little gem unfortunately could not walk around inside but worth a walk around if you are interested in history of Coventry. Would be good place for picnic in the summer.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

You get to see the outside of this ancient monastery sandwiched between the ring road and Coventry University ultra modern buildings. It is becoming more dilapidated which is a real shame. You can see how other cities cherish their heritage but this is neglected. The...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

It's not flashy, and you do have to wander off the regular tourist routes in Coventry to get to it, but the history starts in 1342 and not much remains of what was a friary as it was a victim of Henry VIII's Dissolution of...More

Thank Steve W
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