History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Burford Primary School Together with Forecourt Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8092 / 51°48'33"N

Longitude: -1.6373 / 1°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 425104

OS Northings: 212346

OS Grid: SP251123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.DX7

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KSTF

Entry Name: Burford Primary School Together with Forecourt Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420901

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West 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

Find accommodation in
Burford

Listing Text

BURFORD AND UPTON PRIORY IANE
AND SIGNET (North side)
SP2512 (Enlargement) Burford Primary School
7/65 together with fore-
court wall and
railings.

GV II


Primary school and boundary wall and railings. Dated 1877. Coursed and
squared rubble, plain tile roof. Vernacular style-see the coped gables
with steps (party traceried), the cut and shaped finials, the mullioned
windows with transoms and cornices. Single storey. 3 gables to front,
the left-hand gable projects by one bay and is wider with corbelled
finials, 3-light window, string between gable steps with lozenge date
panel. The two right-hand gables break through the eaves and have side
pilasters with ball - finials; they flank a broached chimney with diagonal
shaft (base only). Base of diagonal-shafted chimney - pair at junction of
ridges. Heavy bellcote to east gable with arched opening. Entered from
low extension with gable to left over moulded elliptical-head doorway and
the 3-light transom window with cornice, corbelled ball-finials, extended
by short bay to right.
The boundary wall is in rubble and has chamfered coping with wall-
buttresses carrying ball-copped dies, short railings with flattened heads
between and 3 gateways. Railings link school and wall.


Listing NGR: SP2510412346

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.