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Latitude: 52.4118 / 52°24'42"N
Longitude: -1.5913 / 1°35'28"W
OS Eastings: 427896
OS Northings: 279390
OS Grid: SP278793
Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.LJF
Mapcode Global: VHBWX.CMLZ
Entry Name: Teaching Block Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076547
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218637
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
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
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
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