LIMBRICK WOOD SCHOOL (INFANTS BLOCK)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076550

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1993

Statutory Address: LIMBRICK WOOD SCHOOL (INFANTS BLOCK), BROAD LANE

Statutory Address: LIMBRICK WOOD SCHOOL (INFANTS BLOCK), JOB'S LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LIMBRICK WOOD SCHOOL (INFANTS BLOCK), BROAD LANE

Statutory Address: LIMBRICK WOOD SCHOOL (INFANTS BLOCK), JOB'S LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Coventry (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 28748 79112

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

COVENTRY BROAD LANE/JOB'S LANE WEST MIDLANDS COVENTRY C.B. Limbrick Wood School (Infants SP 27NE block) 833/21/10014

GV II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 218643

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Saint, A, Towards a Social Architecture: The Role of School-Building in Post-War England, (1987)

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