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Teaching Block Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Coventry

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4118 / 52°24'42"N

Longitude: -1.5913 / 1°35'28"W

OS Eastings: 427896

OS Northings: 279390

OS Grid: SP278793

Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.LJF

Mapcode Global: VHBWX.CMLZ

Entry Name: Teaching Block Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218637

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. Teaching block
due east of Main
SP 27NE Block at
833/21/10008 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.
Rectangular block of two storeys with projection to the north.
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, two further Teaching
blocks and five 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: SP2789679390

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