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K
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1 of 167  Thu 17th Nov 2011 11:29am  
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Here are some more nostalgia pics folks, taken in 1963: Warwick Row - Greyfriars Green - you can just see Warwick Row behind the trees - Don't you love the cars? Now wouldn't like to be driving round in those again? Big grin Enjoy! Thumbs up Cheers
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Rob Orland
Historic Coventry
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2 of 167  Fri 30th Dec 2011 8:09pm  
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A 2009 photo: And this is an older photo I took in 2005 showing the other two sides:
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PhiliPamInCoventry
Holbrooks
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3 of 167  Fri 7th Sep 2012 5:10pm  
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Hi all Wave Greyfriars Green at 8.30am.
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Dougie
Wigan
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4 of 167  Tue 18th Sep 2012 1:23pm  
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These are just three photos taken as we walked to the railway station from the Bull Yard, they were just planting them, is it any wonder the got gold Thumbs up, it was also going on in other parts of the town at the same time
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tilly trotter
bedworth
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5 of 167  Sun 24th Feb 2013 3:20pm  
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Does anyone remember the pagan decorations on Greyfriars Green in 1967.
C Arnold

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Midland Red

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6 of 167  Fri 1st Mar 2013 12:49pm  
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Ever wondered what visitors to Coventry arriving by rail and choosing to walk into the city centre are met by? To the tune of "When the Saints go marching in" (ish) emanating from beneath the Ring Road, this was the view yesterday Oh my
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mcsporran
Coventry & Cebu
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7 of 167  Sun 8th Dec 2013 12:00pm  
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Greyfriars Green Forum library image
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Annewiggy
Tamworth
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8 of 167  Sat 31st Jan 2015 1:07pm  
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An interesting old postcard showing an artists impression of Greyfriars Green from Stoneleigh Terrace with the 3 Spires in the background. The cannon can be seen in the foreground. The card doesn't say if this is from a painting.
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Greg
Coventry
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9 of 167  Thu 19th Mar 2015 9:14pm  
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Does anyone know whether the statue, that was on Greyfriars Green in the 50`s, still exists and where it is please. I`ve just put a picture, I took of it back then, in my gallery and had intended to say where it is now situated but can find no trace of it on Google maps.
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morgana
the secret garden
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10 of 167  Thu 19th Mar 2015 9:41pm  
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I think it's on the walk way Warwick Row Greg. I've just read it says it's on a walk way and you could easily miss it, nothing unusual of our historic things the bit that are left. As they are altering by there from the station not sure if it's still there.
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AD
Allesley Park
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11 of 167  Fri 20th Mar 2015 5:16pm  
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Google Maps - you can just see it at the end of the path
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Greg
Coventry
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12 of 167  Fri 20th Mar 2015 8:32pm  
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Have just spotted it. Thank you, AD. It looks to be about where it was when I last walked past it, many years ago.
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pixrobin
Canley
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13 of 167  Tue 4th Aug 2015 10:44am  
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This was formerly King Wa's in Warwick Row.
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bohica
coventry
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14 of 167  Tue 5th Jan 2016 3:29pm  
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As a kid walking to and from school, I usually passed through what I knew as Greyfriars Green park (just in front of a row of estate agents, and by where the toilets were). I seem to remember that there was a weather proof lectern there with a book and that the page was turned every day. Does anyone else remember this and would the book have been a bible?

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DENCOL
LEAMINGTON SPA
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15 of 167  Tue 5th Jan 2016 9:58pm  
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Yes I remember this and it was the bible, it was there throughout the war years, my dad always read a page whenever he went to town.
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