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House Block East of Teaching Block Lying Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Coventry

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4119 / 52°24'42"N

Longitude: -1.5907 / 1°35'26"W

OS Eastings: 427936

OS Northings: 279395

OS Grid: SP279793

Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.LNT

Mapcode Global: VHBWX.CMXY

Entry Name: House Block East of Teaching Block Lying Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218639

Location: Coventry, CV5

County: Coventry

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

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Listing Text

COVENTRY BROAD LANE.
WEST MIDLANDS
COVENTRY C.B. House block east
of teaching block
SP 27NE lying due east of
833/21/10010 Main Block at
Woodlands School.

GV II

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
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: SP2793679395

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