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Latitude: 52.4119 / 52°24'42"N
Longitude: -1.5907 / 1°35'26"W
OS Eastings: 427936
OS Northings: 279395
OS Grid: SP279793
Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.LNT
Mapcode Global: VHBWX.CMXY
Entry Name: House Block East of Teaching Block Lying Due East of Main Block at Woodlands School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218639
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 east
of teaching block
SP 27NE lying due east of
833/21/10010 Main Block 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 zig-zag block of one storey. 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
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: SP2793679395
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