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Sarah Walford has spoken on BBC radio about campaign to save tower of listed Coventry church.

Dr Sarah Walford has been speaking to Trish Adudu on the BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio Breakfast Show about the campaign to raise funds for the repair of the bell tower of St Oswald’s Church, Tile Hill. The church is one of a group of three parish churches in Coventry designed by the architect Basil Spence. Sarah was asked about Spence and his architecture, and why the tower is important. It was noted that many Coventrians are unaware that these churches in the Coventry suburbs (also Wood End and Willenhall) were designed by the same architect as the Cathedral, and that the campaign is raising awareness of their significance. The three churches have all been listed for their architectural quality and technical innovation.

You can find out more about The Life and Work of Sir Basil Spence on our project pages.

(Image credit: cc-by-sa/2.0 © Robin Stott

Mon 23 Apr 2018, 14:17 | Tags: Broadcast, Public Engagement, General