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Latitude: 52.4126 / 52°24'45"N
Longitude: -1.5926 / 1°35'33"W
OS Eastings: 427807
OS Northings: 279481
OS Grid: SP278794
Mapcode National: GBR 5KL.L68
Mapcode Global: VHBWX.BMXB
Plus Code: 9C4WCC74+3X
Entry Name: House Block to North of Workshop and Science Block at Woodlands School
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 218636
ID on this website: 101226690
Location: Hockley, Coventry, West Midlands, CV5
Electoral Ward/Division: Woodlands
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
Tagged with: House
COVENTRY BROAD LANE.
COVENTRY C.B. House block to
N. of Workshop
SP 27NE & Science Block
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 one storey with projection to west. Much
glazing, in horizontal bands. Painted metal framed windows;
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: SP2780779481
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