Description: Middle Barton County Primary School
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
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STEEPLE BARTON CHURCH LANE
SP42NW (North side)
1/272 Nos.27 (Middle Barton County
Primary School) and 29
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
Source: English Heritage
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