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Limbrick Wood School (Junior Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Coventry

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Latitude: 52.41 / 52°24'35"N

Longitude: -1.5783 / 1°34'41"W

OS Eastings: 428781

OS Northings: 279190

OS Grid: SP287791

Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.XFJ

Mapcode Global: VHBWX.LPGD

Entry Name: Limbrick Wood School (Junior Block)

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218642

Location: Coventry, CV4

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 C.B. Limbrick Wood
School (Junior
SP 27NE block)


Primary school (juniors block). 1951-52. Ministry of
Education and Coventry City Architects Department. Aluminium
frame and corrugated aluminium panel construction, based on
the Bristol Aeroplane Company's school building system but
adapted to a grid plan. Low pitched roofs. Irregular
picturesque grouping. Central assembly hall of double height,
giving access to four pairs of lower, single storeyed class-
room blocks and a kitchen and dining areas. Classrooms grouped
so as to form open courtyards around perimeter. Large strip
windows with aluminium frames and painted aluminium panels
below. A prototype school which developed the BAC's system to
give it greater flexibility in its plan. (See also infants

A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.

Listing NGR: SP2878179190

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