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Middle Barton County Primary School, Steeple Barton

Description: Middle Barton County Primary School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252926

OS Grid Reference: SP4423425470
OS Grid Coordinates: 444234, 225470
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9260, -1.3581

Location: 29 Church Lane, Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire OX7 7BX

Locality: Steeple Barton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 7BX

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Listing Text

SP42NW (North side)
Middle Barton
1/272 Nos.27 (Middle Barton County
Primary School) and 29
- II
School and schoolhouse. Date 1866 inscribed in blind oculus. Squared and coursed
limestone with bands of dressed ironstone; stone-coped gabled Welsh slate roof
with finials. Gothic-Revival style. One storey; 8-window range with gabled bay
to centre. Front has offset buttress to outer corners and central gabled bay.
Gabled bay has blind lunette above 2-light trefoil-headed windows. Outer bays
have 3-light Caernarvon-arched windows, and trefoiled lights to each outer bay.
Left-end gable has large offset buttresses dividing 2-light Geometrical windows,
and bellcote with pyramidal roof; gabled porch with plank door set in chamfered
pointed arched doorway, to rear left wing of similar materials. C20 one-storey
extension to left. Right-end gable has 2-light Geometrical windows and plank
door set in pointed chamfered surround. Former schoolmaster's house to right, of
similar style and materials: 2-storey, L-shaped plan with front wing and
adjoining timber porch with trefoiled lights. Interior not inspected.
IVCH; Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p75)

Listing NGR: SP4423425470

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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