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House Block to East of Linked Teaching and Gymnasium Blocks, at Woodlands School, Coventry

Description: House Block to East of Linked Teaching and Gymnasium Blocks, at Woodlands School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 218640

OS Grid Reference: SP2791679441
OS Grid Coordinates: 427916, 279441
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4123, -1.5910

Location: Broad Lane, Coventry CV4 9PB

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

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Listing Text

COVENTRY C.B. House block to E.
of linked Teaching
SP 27NE and Gymnasium
833/21/10011 Blocks, at
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.
Irregular 'L' shaped block of one and two storeys. 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
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: SP2791679441

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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