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House Block to North of Workshop and Science Block at Woodlands School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Coventry

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4126 / 52°24'45"N

Longitude: -1.5926 / 1°35'33"W

OS Eastings: 427807

OS Northings: 279481

OS Grid: SP278794

Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.L68

Mapcode Global: VHBWX.BMXB

Entry Name: House Block to North of Workshop and Science Block at Woodlands School

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218636

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 to
N. of Workshop
SP 27NE & Science Block
at Woodlands
833/21/10007 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 block of one storey with projection to west. 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: SP2780779481

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