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So old

Most homes from this era are castles and manor homes of the wealthy. Who could imagine a worker's... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Pleasanton, California
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Excellent renovation of this medieval property

I thoroughly recommend a visit to this beautifully restored medieval weaver's house & commend the... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Andrew H
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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121 Upper Spon Street | Spon End, Coventry CV1 3BQ, England
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Most homes from this era are castles and manor homes of the wealthy. Who could imagine a worker's home from the 1400's would still exist. You will learn the history and experience the living conditions of a weaver in the 15th century. Passionate volunteers will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I thoroughly recommend a visit to this beautifully restored medieval weaver's house & commend the volunteer team involved

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my son as part of the Heritage Open days. It's a fascinating visit. The volunteers are really friendly and extremely knowledgeable. It's a very small venue in an unassuming road near Coventry City Centre. We parked in a nearby car park and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I took my son and daughter to an open day with their scout group (twice). They loved it. I lived in the area 30+ years ago and try as I might can't remember if Moira's wet fish was still open? It's still an iconic memory...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank markdoran2
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you like historical buildings this an interesting visit. This was quite a find. Small (because that is what it was like in its day), so 30 minutes is probably enough time. Do check opening hours as it is run by volunteers. It also has...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Gyll2016
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We visited as a small group and had arranged a guided tour in advance, which was free and really brought the house and its medieval occupants to life. A wonderful restoration of a vital piece of English social history that was almost lost, many thanks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jon A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Went to see exhibition of War Quilts in June 2018. Never been in the building before but was totally charmed by its historic place in the city & wondered why I had not been before. Maybe because it not with the other old buildings which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary T
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Of quilts ,vintage quilts from American civil war ,Boxer campaign aswell new ones for the WW1 .IThe weavers house is a gem ,which shows the history of coventry . I overhead someone telling a younger relative that some of the features were in her great...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This little house is worth a quick half hour visit if it’s open “ check with the local tourist office” it’s near the watch makes museum in lower Spon street. Ps get a real ale or cider in the old windmill pub, Ma browns to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hugh M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We attended the open day on Saturday. We’ve lived in North Warwickshire for 18 years and did not know about this place until we googled what was on in the area on that day - I’m really glad we did that as we really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from 589dianaw | Reviewed this property |
Very few days a year, and the obvious way forward is to check the website.