Cheylesmore info


Showing the district of Cheylesmore which is located on the south side of the City Centre of Coventry, UK. It bounds Whitley, Styvechale, Earlsdon and Coventry city centre.

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Road Names

Daily Telegraph, 1935 - How the streets in Cheylesmore were named

Place Name Information
Mile Lane
The Martyrs' Close 12 Protestant martyrs who were burned to death at the stake under Henry VIII between 1510 and 1555 In “Little Park” (Little Park Street) ( (See also Laurence Saunders Road in Radford)
Thomas Landsdale Street One of the 12 Protestant martyrs
Wrigsham Street Master Wrigsham, one of the 12 Protestant martyrs
Hockett Street Robert Hockett, one of the 12 Protestant martyrs
Joan Ward Street one of the 12 Protestant martyrs
Glover Street Robert Glover, one of the 12 Protestant martyrs
Silksby Street Robert Selkeb or Silksby, one of the 12 Protestant martyrs
Cornelius Street Cornelius Bongey, one of the 12 Protestant martyrs
Litchfield Road One of the locations of John Grace's sermons
Queen Isabel's Avenue Named after Queen Isabel, a royal owner of Cheylesmore Manor.
Hermit's Croft
John Grace Street A Dominican monk associated with the Lollard Movement
St Christian's Close
St Christian's Road
Lollard Croft see Lollard Movement above.
The Mount
Purefoy Road William Purefoy,
Galeys Road
Baron's Field Road
Courtleet Road Court Leet - an ancient body made up of the High Bailiff, the Low Bailiff and the Court Leet Jury,
Frankpledge Road frankpledge was a form of collective responsibility for good conduct, (The Oxford Companion to British History), system by which each member of a tithing was responsible for every other. (The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology)
Calder Close
Daventry Road The road leading to Daventry
Quinton Road
Franciscan Road Monastical Order
Benedictine Road Monastical Order
Carthusian Road Monastical Order
The Hiron
Stoney Road
Humphrey Burton's Road Landowner, 1647,
Townends Road
Orchard Crescent
Asthill Grove
Asthill Croft
Adare Drive
Cecily Road Possibly,_Duchess_of_York
Montalt Road
Crecy Road Battle in the Hundred Years War (
Agincourt Road Battle in the Hundres Years War (
Black Prince Avenue Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, Prince of Aquitaine (,_the_Black_Prince)
Troyes Close
Kent Close
Eltham Road
William Bristow Road Henry William Bristow (
Seneschal Road
The Park Paling Named after the original medieval paling fence surrounding the Cheylesmore Estate.
Esher Drive
Rosegreen Close
Woodstock Road Possibly Edward of Woodstock, the Black Prince.
Ebbw Vale Terrace
Poiters Road Battle of Poitiers,
Arundel Road

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