St Mary's Guildhall in Coventry
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Built between 1340 and 1460, this building is steeped in history.

It served as a centre for King Henry VI’s court during the Wars of the Roses and as a prison for Mary Queen of Scots in 1569.

It is thought William Shakespeare staged his plays here and for centuries was the venue for Coventry’s mayor making ceremonies.

Coventry historian Rob Orland (pictured) said: “This is an incredibly interesting building. There’s a real atmosphere to it.

“As you walk inside you step back in time.

“You can see very few modern things. You can imagine you’re back in Medieval or Tudor times.”

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