EPW001194 ENGLAND (1920). Coventry Station and area, Coventry, 1920

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Title [EPW001194] Coventry Station and area, Coventry, 1920
Reference EPW001194
Date May-1920
Link
Place name COVENTRY
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 433005, 278254
Longitude / Latitude -1.5148379231973, 52.400924030528
National Grid Reference SP330783

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Quinton Road drill hall

JG
Thursday 28th of August 2014 03:51:08 PM
Railway cottages, dating from 1838.

JG
Thursday 28th of August 2014 03:49:02 PM
1838 station building, demolished to make way for a multi-storey carpark in the 1960s.

JG
Thursday 28th of August 2014 03:41:49 PM
Armstrong Siddeley works at Parkside. Damaged in the 1940 bombing but survived. Later Bristol Siddeley and lastly Rolls Royce. Aero engines were built here. Demolished in the 1980s (?) and site turned into a 'Business' park. The streets are named after engines made at the factory.

Coventry kid
Saturday 7th of December 2013 11:00:25 AM
The line to Leamington and beyond. This now provides a link to London via Reading.

Coventry kid
Saturday 7th of December 2013 10:57:02 AM
Goods sheds. These were still present up until the early - mid 1970s when they were demolished to make way for the shopping park that now occupies this area.

Coventry kid
Saturday 7th of December 2013 10:55:04 AM
Pedestrian footbridge from Spencer Park. Now terminates in the shopping park built on the site of the goods yard.

Coventry kid
Saturday 7th of December 2013 10:53:51 AM
King Henry VIII school - damaged during the 1940 bombing. Repaired and extended post war.

Coventry kid
Saturday 7th of December 2013 10:52:11 AM

Midland Red
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 09:40:38 PM
St Patrick's Road

Midland Red
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 09:40:11 PM

Ace
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 09:20:12 AM
Tram at Eaton Road/Warwick Road junction

JG
Tuesday 5th of March 2013 09:44:21 PM
Tram on Eaton Road

JG
Tuesday 5th of March 2013 09:41:00 PM

Trebor
Friday 14th of December 2012 07:03:39 PM

Trebor
Friday 14th of December 2012 07:02:40 PM
The Rocket Public House

TimH
Sunday 14th of October 2012 05:52:41 PM
Formerly known as the Railway Inn, built in 1838 - at the same time as the neighbouring station building.

JG
Thursday 28th of August 2014 03:46:50 PM

MB
Saturday 22nd of September 2012 04:43:40 PM

User Comment Contributions

The sports field to the right of the tracks belonged (and still does) to King Henry VIII Grammar School. The poet Philip Larkin attended the school in the 1930s, as did my late father.

andydavies
Friday 6th of July 2012 02:48:19 PM