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ARTS AND CRAFTS BLOCK WITH TEACHING BLOCK AND HOUSE BLOCK TO NORTH WEST OF MAIN BLOCK AT WOODLANDS SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ARTS AND CRAFTS BLOCK WITH TEACHING BLOCK AND HOUSE BLOCK TO NORTH WEST OF MAIN BLOCK AT WOODLANDS SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1076586

Location

ARTS AND CRAFTS BLOCK WITH TEACHING BLOCK AND HOUSE BLOCK TO NORTH WEST OF MAIN BLOCK AT WOODLANDS SCHOOL, BROAD LANE

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

County:

District: Coventry

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218633

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History

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Details

COVENTRY BROAD LANE. WEST MIDLANDS COVENTRY C.B. Arts and Crafts Block with SP 27NE Teaching Block & 833/21/10004 House Block to NW of Main block at Woodlands 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. 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966)
Saint, A, Towards a Social Architecture: The Role of School-Building in Post-War, (1987)

National Grid Reference: SP 27742 79420

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