St Bartholomew’s Church, Coventry - Heritage Open Days 2019

14 September 2019
  • Location: St Bartholomew's Church Brinklow Rd, Coventry CV3 2DT
  • Time: 11:00 - 16:00
  • Cost: FREE

The present building was built at the expense of Lord Craven who owned Coombe Abbey nearby and was dedicated in 1773.

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The original site though dates back to the Middle Ages where there is evidence that a chapel was established here.

The art of glass painting and firing was lost for many years but was revived with much interest in 1752. A fine example of this can be seen in the east window of the church which was the work of a local craftsman William Peckitt of York. Other examples of his work can be seen in York Minister and Lincoln and Exeter Cathedral. Worth a look is also the unusual coloured ceiling in Wedgwood style.

Come along and view this beautiful church and graveyard including 5 war graves. Inside there will be a Flower Display along with photographs and information on the church's history.

Opening times

Saturday 14 September: 1100 - 1600

Booking details

No booking required

Access

Small steps to entrance but a ramp is available for wheelchairs.

Additional information

Extra parking can be found in the public house car park opposite.
www.stbartholomew-binley.org.uk

Directions

Follow the A428 from the City Centre along Binley Road. The Church is located on the the left hand corner where the road turns onto B4082 Brinklow Road.

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