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Britain By Car - A Motoring History


Located on the northwest outskirts of Coventry, Keresley for many year comprised three small hamlets.  The opening of the Coventry Colliery, on the outskirts of Keresley, in 1917 brought may more people to the village. The mine closed in 1991, and today Keresley is largely a suburb of Coventry.

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For many years, the family home of William Hillman, founder of the Hillman Motor Car Co. Ltd.

Keresley Hall, (today known as the Royal Court Hotel), Tamworth Rd, Coventry CV6 2EJ.