United Kingdom / Coventry

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Watch Museum Heritage Trail 2000 16 Norfolk Street Residence and Workshop of Bahne Bonniksen Watch manufacturer and inventor of the Karussel Movement for watches and chronometers 1894 Coventry Watch Museum Project

16 Norfolk Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 51 Allesley Old Road, Frederick Trahern watch case maker 1874 - 1970

51 Allesley Old Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 24 Bedford Street, J Player & Sons, Watch and Chronometer manufacturers

24 Bedford Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 5 Broomfield Place, Henry Westrap watch manufacturer 1876 - 1890

5 Broomfield Place, Coventry, United Kingdom

Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 123 Upper Spon Street, Site of Coventry Watch Movement Manufacturing Company Factory c1889

123 Upper Spon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

Here fell PC Gavin Carlton 19th December 1988

Torrington Avenue, Coventry, United Kingdom

He loved this ancient city and spent much of this life trying to preserve it's past for the future. 1875-1958. John Bailey Shelton MBE City Chamberlain Archaeologist, Poet.

Market Way, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Hand and Heart. In the late 70's, early 80's this public house was a major venue for the emerging Coventry music scene and played host to a plethora of artists including The Specials

The Hand and Heart, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Coventry University (The Lanch) Jerry Dammers and Horace Panter of The Specials and Pauline Black of The Selecter all attended this University. The song 'Rat Race' was conceived in this building and the promotional video was subsequently filmed in the Main Hall in 1980.

Coventry University (The Lanch), Coventry, United Kingdom

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Holy Tinity Church. Constructed during the 13th and 15th Centuries on the site of a norman building as the parish church for the priors half of Coventry. The Spire. Height 237 feet (72 metres) was rebuilt in 1667 after the original was blown down. Extensive restoration and a new west front were completed in 1849 by R. C. Hussey. The interior was restored in 1855 by Gilbert Scott.

Priory Row, Coventry, United Kingdom

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The Heath Hotel. In October 1977 history was made when The Specials played their very first gig here as The Automatics

807 Foleshill Road (ex Heath Hotel), Coventry, United Kingdom

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The Binley Oak. It was in the backroom of this public house that The Specials unique ska sound was originally created and where Pauline Black first became a member of The Selector

Binley Oak, Coventry, United Kingdom

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The Holyhead Youth Club. In the basement of this building reggae and blues jam sessions took place between Charley Anderson, Aitch Bembridge, Desmond Brown, Neol Davies, Lynval Golding, Arthur 'Gaps' Hendrickson, Silverton Hutchinson, Ray King and others. The music created here was fundamental in the development of the 2-Tone sound that would follow. Neville Staple also operated a sound system from here.

Holyhead Youth Club (now Artspace), Coventry, United Kingdom

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Site of Tiffany's Nightclub. 2-Tone bands The Specials, The Selecter, The Beat, Madness, The Swinging Cats and The Bodysnatchers all played at this once popular venue

Tiffany's Nightclub (Central Library), Coventry, United Kingdom

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Virgin Records. Pete Waterman OBE the first Specials manager ran the Soul Hole record shop on the first floor of this building. John 'Brad' Bradbury of The Specials worked here, as did The Automatics vocalist Tom Strickland

Virgin Records/Soul Hole, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 This is the only surviving building of the world famous clock & watch manufacturer H. Williamson Ltd formerly Charles H Errington

11 Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

The City Arms opened on this site by Benjamin Bird 1853

1 Earlsdon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Site of Earlsdon's Favourite cinema the "Imperial" known locally as "The Barn" 1911-1965

7 Earlsdon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Site of Earlsdon's first Co-Op store opened 1896

8 Earlsdon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

One of Earlsdon's earliest houses built 1852 for Henry Bates (Dyer)

52 Earlsdon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Earlsdon House with workshops built by John Flinn watch manufacturer 1862

68 Earlsdon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Earlsdon's first shop opened by Samuel Ward for the sale of provisions 1860

59 Moor Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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50 years of listening 1964-2014 Coventy & District Samaritans

Warwick Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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The Royal Oak Inn opened 1859

26 Earlsdon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 1 Hearsall Lane , Smith & Sons Balance Works c1846

1 Hearsall Lane, Coventry, United Kingdom

Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 1 Oxford Terrace 13 Allesley Old Road Factory of Philip Cohen Watch Manufacturer

13 Allesley Old Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 1 Hearsall Terrace 21 Allesley Old Road, Thomas &Roland Hill Watch Manufacturers

21 Allesley Old Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - 11 Craven Street formerly 6 Craven Street residence and workshop of Thomas and Ebenezer Player. Enamel watch dial makers and dial painters 1874 - 1883

11 Craven Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

Coventry Watch Museum Project: Watchmaking Heritage Trail 2000 - Cambrian House 164 Allesley Old Road W.H. Adams & Son Watch Manufacturer 1889 -1953

164 Allesley Old Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

Earlsdon's first factory opened as a nail foundry 1885

12 Moor Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

Earlsdon's second cinema opened as the "Broadway" 1922 closed as the "Astoria" 1959

69 Albany Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

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The Earlsdon Coffee Tavern 1899 Working Men's Club 1910-1931 Albany Social Club 1931

10 Earlsdon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Watchmaker's Cottage 1855 Earlsdon Cottage Inn c1865

24 Warwick Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

Site of farmhouse built by John Moore 1766-1846. Owner of 6 fields developed as the Earlsdon estate 1852

60 Moor Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Sir Frederick Gibberd Architect lived here 1921 - 1932 (Clarendon House and Westwood House)

15 Clarendon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Harrington's Tubular Bell Foundry 1900 - 1920 Engineering Works 1920 - 1962

31 Clarendon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

Earlsdon's first Anglican church built 1913 Parish church of St. Barbara 1922-1931

4 Palmerston Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

Site of Rex Motorcycle factory 1898-1923 Alpha Engineering 1948-1987

102 Osborne Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

Site of weaving shed 1854 - 1865; Methodist Chapel 1872 - 1884; First Day School 1882 - 1890

102 Berkeley Road South, Coventry, United Kingdom

Two weavers cottages built for silk weavers c1854

91 Berkeley Road South, Coventry, United Kingdom

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel: 1884 - 1923 Sunday School: 1884-1960 Criterion Theatre: 1960

Criterion Theatre, Berkeley Road South, Coventry, United Kingdom

The home of Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001), the BBC Radiophonic Workshop pioneer who realised Ron Grainer's Doctor Who theme and influenced the course of electronic music. [full inscription unknown]

104 Cedars Avenue, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Ancient pathway to the fields of 'Elsdon'

Earlsdon Avenue, Coventry, United Kingdom

The old grammar school (St John's Hospital). Former chapel circa 1340 of the Hospital of St John the Baptist founded in the 12th century. After dissolution of the monastries it was converted circa 1550 into a Free Grammar School (King Henry VIII School). The school moved to its present site in Warwick Road in 1885. Sir William Dugdale historian was a pupil here in 1615-1620. The building is now a scheduled ancient monument.

Cnr Hales St and Bishop St, Coventry, United Kingdom

Born here Sir Frank Whittle "Father of the jet engine" 1st June, 1907

72 Newcombe Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Cook Street Gate. Completed circa.1385 as part of the medieval town wall, which was demolished in 1662 by order of Charles II. Only two town gates have survived from the original twelve, this is the only functional gate. Presented to the city by Col. W. F. Wyley in 1913 and restored in 1918. The building is now a scheduled ancient monument.

, Coventry, United Kingdom

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188 to 190 Spon Street. A much altered range of 18th Century houses which include parts of earlier buildings at the rear and remains of the 14th Century city wall in the end wall of No 190. Reparied and restored in 1988 by Coventry City Council.

188-190 Spon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Swanswell Gate Completed circa 1440 as part of the fortified town wall, remains of which stand in the adjoining gardens. Originally named Priory Gate it gave access to the Prior's lands outside the wall. Including Swanswell Fishpool. The archways were blocked, windows inserted and the roof raised when it was converted into a house and gardens were presented to the city and wall remains are now Scheduled Ancient Monuments.

Swanswell Gate - Hales Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Coventry workers made the world famous Rudge on and near this site 1880-1938. Tricycles-Bicycles-Motorcycles. Patent spoked wheels. Ammunition.

Skydome, Spon Street, Coventry, United Kingdom

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Dame Ellen Terry Actress. Born 27th Feb 1847 in a house which stood nearby

Upper Precinct Mall, Coventry, United Kingdom

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