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Workshop and Science Block to North of Main Block at Woodlands School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodlands, Coventry

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4123 / 52°24'44"N

Longitude: -1.5923 / 1°35'32"W

OS Eastings: 427825

OS Northings: 279440

OS Grid: SP278794

Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.L8L

Mapcode Global: VHBWX.CM1M

Entry Name: Workshop and Science Block to North of Main Block at Woodlands School

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218634

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. Workshop and
Science Block to
SP 27NE N. of Main Block
at Woodlands
833/21/10005 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 block of five storeys with single storey blocks to
east and west. Much glazing, in horizontal bands. Painted
metal framed windows; plate glass. Three projecting balconies
to south face.

An integral part of Woodlands School complex, with Main Block,
Arts and Crafts block, Gymnasium block, block of two further
gymnasia, three further Teaching blocks and five 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: SP2782579440

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