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Arts and Crafts Block with Teaching Block and House Block to North West of Main Block at Woodlands School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Coventry

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4121 / 52°24'43"N

Longitude: -1.5936 / 1°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 427742

OS Northings: 279420

OS Grid: SP277794

Mapcode National: GBR 5KK.RXD

Mapcode Global: VHBWX.BMDR

Entry Name: Arts and Crafts Block with Teaching Block and House Block to North West of Main Block at Woodlands School

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218633

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. Arts and Crafts
Block with
SP 27NE Teaching Block &
833/21/10004 House Block to NW
of 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.
Single storey Arts and Crafts Block with attached four storey
Teaching block and single storey House Block. 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, Gymnasium block, block of two
further gymnasia, two 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: SP2774279420

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