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Description: House Block East of Teaching Block Lying Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 218639
OS Grid Reference: SP2793679395
OS Grid Coordinates: 427936, 279395
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4119, -1.5907
COVENTRY BROAD LANE.
COVENTRY C.B. House block east
of teaching block
SP 27NE lying due east of
833/21/10010 Main Block at
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.
Irregular zig-zag block of one storey. 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, three further Teaching
blocks and four further House blocks and cycle store to the
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: SP2793679395
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Source: English Heritage
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