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Latitude: 52.4093 / 52°24'33"N
Longitude: -1.5788 / 1°34'43"W
OS Eastings: 428748
OS Northings: 279112
OS Grid: SP287791
Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.X8M
Mapcode Global: VHBWX.LP6X
Entry Name: Limbrick Wood School (Infants Block)
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076550
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218643
Location: Coventry, CV4
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/JOB'S LANE
COVENTRY C.B. Limbrick Wood
SP 27NE block)
Primary school (infants 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 with central double height assembly hall
with dining area and 3 pairs of lower classrooms opening from
it in three projecting limbs. School offices in smaller
projecting limb. Classrooms grouped so as to form open court-
yards around the 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 juniors block).
A. Saint, Towards a Social Architecture.
Listing NGR: SP2874879112
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