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Latitude: 52.4124 / 52°24'44"N
Longitude: -1.5915 / 1°35'29"W
OS Eastings: 427881
OS Northings: 279456
OS Grid: SP278794
Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.LH3
Mapcode Global: VHBWX.CMHH
Entry Name: Teaching Block with Attached Gymnasium North East of Main Block at Woodlands School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076546
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218635
Location: Coventry, CV5
Electoral Ward/Division: Woodlands
Built-Up Area: Coventry
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Tile Hill St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
COVENTRY BROAD LANE.
COVENTRY C.B. Teaching block
SP 27NE Gymnasium NE of
Main Block at
833/21/10006 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 Teaching block of three storeys with Gymnasium of
one tall storey attached to 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 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: SP2788179456
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