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Burford Grammar School Buildings on South West Corner of Lawrence Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8097 / 51°48'34"N

Longitude: -1.6358 / 1°38'8"W

OS Eastings: 425203

OS Northings: 212398

OS Grid: SP252123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.F89

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.LSK2

Entry Name: Burford Grammar School Buildings on South West Corner of Lawrence Lane

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419552

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Built-Up Area: Burford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Burford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BURFORD AND UPTON HIGH STREET
AND SIGNET (East Side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) Burford Grammar School
7/54 Buildings on SW Corner
12.9.55 of Lawrence Lane.

GV II


Two burgage houses under one roof, now part of Burford Grammar School.
c.1700-1720, altered C19 and C20 with new roof and adaptation to school
purposes. Ashlar front, Cotswold stone roof, hipped to North return. 2
storeys; 5:7 bays, chamfered quoins, including quoin strip between the two
houses, wooden modillion eaves cornice. Late C18, C19 and late C20
glazing bar sash windows, the left-hand house has moulded architraves with
moulded plinths and cills; central window smaller and pedimented with
pulvinated frieze, former doorway below blocked and next a matching window.
The right hand part has raised flat architraves, mostly C20 restorations,
with cock-beads and keystones; 3:1:3 bays, central wide C20 entry in
matching style. Rubble chimney to right. Rubble return to Lawrence Lane
retains one range of early C18 windows (restored), on 1st floor with
transom, on ground floor with mullion and transom. Mid C19 1:2-bay
extension. Right hand part has Sun Fire Insurance Mark (No 82516) in
centre of 1st floor.


Listing NGR: SP2520312398

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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