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Latitude: 52.4123 / 52°24'44"N
Longitude: -1.591 / 1°35'27"W
OS Eastings: 427916
OS Northings: 279441
OS Grid: SP279794
Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.LLG
Mapcode Global: VHBWX.CMRM
Entry Name: House Block to East of Linked Teaching and Gymnasium Blocks, at Woodlands School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265707
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218640
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. House block to E.
of linked Teaching
SP 27NE and Gymnasium
833/21/10011 Blocks, at
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 'L' shaped block of one and two storeys. Much
glazing, in horizontal bands. Painted metal framed windows;
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
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: SP2791679441
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