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Former Bampton Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7259 / 51°43'33"N

Longitude: -1.548 / 1°32'52"W

OS Eastings: 431317

OS Northings: 203111

OS Grid: SP313031

Mapcode National: GBR 5TY.RG3

Mapcode Global: VHC07.4W0B

Plus Code: 9C3WPFG2+8R

Entry Name: Former Bampton Primary School

Listing Date: 1 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486984

Location: Bampton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bampton with Clanfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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1289/13/10004 Former Bampton Primary School


National school, now youth club. 1863; by William Wilkinson of Oxford. Rock-faced limestone with Bath stone dressings. Steeply-pitched state roofs with stone coped gables. Stone axial and lateral stacks with weathered set-offs.
PLAN: An arrangement of classrooms in two parallel ranges with a cross-wing on the left [S] end.
High Victorian Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: 1 storey. Asymmetrical 5-bay east front; large gabled cross-wing on left with integral gabled porch on its left, two smaller gables set back at centre and large gabled porch on right; the porches have depressed 2-centred arch doorways with plank doors with ornate strap-hinges and buttresses with weathered set-offs, the right-hand porch with inscribed plaque in gable indicating that the freehold was granted by the Earl of Shrewsbury to the parish; the gables have large 2, 3 and 4-light mullion windows with cusped heads; at centre later C19 small flat-roofed addition. Gabled 3-bay rear [W] elevation, large gable on right with smaller gable to its left and gabled wing projecting on left with lateral stack to left of centre with weathered set-offs; two right gables have large 4-light mullion-transom windows. Similar windows in gables on north side. South side has large mullion-transom window breaking eaves and later C19 flat-roof addition.
INTERIOR: Classrooms with arch-braced roofs.
SOURCES: The Builder,XXI [1863], 485.

Listing NGR: SP3131703111

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