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Latitude: 52.4121 / 52°24'43"N
Longitude: -1.5936 / 1°35'36"W
OS Eastings: 427742
OS Northings: 279420
OS Grid: SP277794
Mapcode National: GBR 5KK.RXD
Mapcode Global: VHBWX.BMDR
Entry Name: Arts and Crafts Block with Teaching Block and House Block to North West of Main Block at Woodlands School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076586
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218633
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. Arts and Crafts
SP 27NE Teaching Block &
833/21/10004 House Block to NW
of 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.
Single storey Arts and Crafts Block with attached four storey
Teaching block and single storey House Block. 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, Gymnasium block, block of two
further gymnasia, two 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: SP2774279420
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