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House Block to East of Linked Teaching and Gymnasium Blocks, at Woodlands School

A Grade II Listed Building in Coventry, Coventry

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218640

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 E.
of linked Teaching
SP 27NE and Gymnasium
833/21/10011 Blocks, 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 'L' shaped block of one and two storeys. 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: SP2791679441

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