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Teaching Block Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School, Coventry

Description: Teaching Block Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 218637

OS Grid Reference: SP2789679390
OS Grid Coordinates: 427896, 279390
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4118, -1.5913

Location: Broad Lane, Coventry CV4 9PB

Locality: Coventry
County: Coventry
Country: England
Postcode: CV4 9PB

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Listing Text

COVENTRY C.B. Teaching block
due east of Main
SP 27NE Block at
833/21/10008 Woodlands School.


School building. 1952-57. Designed by the City Architects
Department with the Ministry of Education Development Group.
Built using Hills 3'4" system, comprising a steel frame with
precast concrete panels. Flat roof; prominent roof slab.
Rectangular block of two storeys with projection to the north.
Much glazing, in horizontal bands. Painted metal framed
windows; plate glass.

An integral part of Woodlands School complex, with Main Block,
Workshop and science block, Arts and Crafts block, Gymnasium
block, block of two further gymnasia, two further Teaching
blocks and five further House blocks and cycle store to the
east (qv).

Woodlands School was an experimental design project, and an
early purpose-built comprehensive school.

A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.
N. Pevsner and A. Wedgwood, BoE: Warwickshire.

Listing NGR: SP2789679390

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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