There is a temptation to think of Coventry as an industrial city and to forget its medieval importance as a cathedral city and home to aspects of the cloth industry, notably cap making. Despite industrial expansion and rebuilding in the nineteenth century and the impact and legacy of the bombing in 1940 it retiains not a few remains of its late medieval aspect in churches and secular buildings.
To these can now be added more of the remains of the city walls which have been uncovered in advance of new building works. Part of these are to be laid out in a landscaped feature.
The discoveries are set out in a report from BBC News at Hidden 500-year-old city wall uncovered