Guildhall of St Mary

Founded in 1342, it was the prison of Mary Queen of Scots in 1569. Its treasures are two tapestries, one Flemish c 1500, showing Henry VII kneeling, and the other showing Queen Elizabeth and her courtiers. The Hall has a splendid wooden ceiling and stained-glass windows portraying Kings and Queens of England.

Useful information

Address:

Bayley Lane, CV1 5RN Coventry

Phone:

+44 24 7683 3328

Opening hours

end Mar-Oct: Sun- Thu 10am-4pm; rest of year: by appointment

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