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St John the Baptist Church

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As one of Coventry’s most historic buildings, St John’s holds a special place in the heart of the city.

St John’s was built by Medieval Religious Guilds in 1344 on land given by Queen Isabella. Located on the corner of Medieval Spon Street, this Grade I listed masterpiece of architecture is one of the most beautiful churches in England. Carved from rose sandstone, the church is steeped in history. During the Civil War the building was used to house Scottish Royalists, giving rise to the saying ‘Sent to Coventry’.

Address: Fleet Street, Coventry CV1 3AY

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+44(0)24 7655 2491