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  Burford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burford ([ˈbɜːfəd] or [ˈbɝː-] in the IPA) is a Cotswold town in Oxfordshire, England.
Burford County Primary School is the town's primary school and is located in Priory Lane, and Burford School, a mixed comprehensive secondary school, is also found in the town.
Burford was recently twinned with Potenza Picena, a small town in the Marche, on the East Adriatic coast of Italy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burford   (382 words)

  
 The Genoot Library - Gardner's Directory of Oxfordshire, 1852 - Burford
The Cavaliers were upon one occasion it is said, confined in the church; and a curious memorial of this event remains, one of the prisoners wiled away the tedium of captivity, by engraving a sentence with his dagger upon the leaden basin of the font.
Burford once possessed a religious establishment, a priory or hospital dedicated to St. John the Evangelist, which was valued at £13.
Burford is a very ancient borough, and according to Brown Willis, sent a member to parliament for one session, but was relieved from this formerly expensive privilege by petition.
www.genoot.com /eng/oxf/b/burford/gardner.html   (3162 words)

  
 Burford Holly - Plant of the Week
Burford holly is a bud sport of the thorny-leafed Chinese holly that was found in the early 1900s by Thomas Burford, the superintendent of Atlanta’s West View Cemetery.
Burford differs in that it has only one spine at the end of the 2- to 3-inch long leaf instead of the seven or nine inches common for the species.
Burford holly, not so widely planted then as now, is just the kind of plant that would have suffered from this rapid temperature drop.
www.arhomeandgarden.org /plantoftheweek/articles/Burford_Holly.htm   (631 words)

  
 The Burford Times
A Burford area woman’s lifelong passion for heritage and tourism has garnered her a nomination for a prestigious tourism award.
Name any group or initiative in the Burford/ Western Brant County area that is involved with tourism and/or heritage in some way and you are likely to find that Marion is there, either as a leader or in some unsung but very important supportive role.
Burford is the only area for miles around that has two conservation areas - the Grand River Conservation Area and the Long Point Region Conservation Area.
www.burfordtimes.com /default.asp   (1350 words)

  
 Walter A. Burford
Burford came to Kansas from Missouri, a state in which he grew up, but was born in Putnam County, West Virginia, November 13, 1851.
Adderson Burford, father of Walter A., was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, in 1822, and lived the quiet and substantial life of a farmer.
Burford was the fourth in a family of ten children.
skyways.lib.ks.us /kansas/genweb/archives/1919ks/b/burforwa.html   (1555 words)

  
 Burford School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burford School is a mixed secondary comprehensive school in Burford, Oxfordshire (England).
Given that burford sits at near equal distances from the towns of Witney and Carterton, and close to villages such as the Wychwoods, the school has an unusually large catchment area (In addition to the large school site)
Many students study at burford, and numbers are increasing for entrants and applicants to the large and well suited Sixth Form, at which students can study new A-levels such as Law and Economics, obviously amongst others such as English.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burford_School   (277 words)

  
 Cotswold HyperGuide - Burford
Burford isn't boaring, despite this garden statuary overflowing across the pavement in the High Street.
Burford House Hotel is a period hotel situated in the heart of Burford.
The Mill at Burford is a selection of self-catering apartments located in period mill buildings on the River Windrush.
www.digital-brilliance.com /hyperg/towns/burford.htm   (913 words)

  
 Oxfordshire Cotswold Hotels - Burford House Hotel for hotel accommodation in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire | welcome
We bought Burford House in 1996 having fallen for both the building and the historic and picturesque town of Burford, we decided that this was where we wanted to live and work.
Burford House Hotel in Burford, the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire is a luxury five (5) diamond / star hotel (serving bed and breakfast only) in the heart of the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire.
Burford itself is in the heart of the Cotswolds (Cotswold) in Oxfordshire and is close to Blenheim Palace, the Cotswold Wildlife Park and historic Oxford City.
www.burford-house.co.uk   (418 words)

  
 Burford - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Burford is a Cotswold town in Oxfordshire, England.
The Tolsey is located in the centre of Burford's High Street: this was once the centre of the wool trade.
Burford School, a mixed comprehensive secondary school, is also situated in the town.
education.music.us /B/Burford.htm   (428 words)

  
 OXTowns.co.uk :: Burford
Burford is situated about 20 miles west of Oxford and generally regarded as the Gateway to the Cotswolds.
From the 14th to the 17th century Burford was a great wool town and near the middle of the High Street is the 'Tolsey' where once wealthy wool merchants held their meetings and collected tolls; it now houses a museum.
The central part of the Tower and west doorway are Norman while the rest of the church dates from around the 15th century.
www.oxtowns.co.uk /burford   (211 words)

  
 Burford Lake
Burford Lake and 3 nearby smaller lakes vary in size according to the amount of precipitation in their drainage basins.
Burford lake was completely dry in 1954 and 1977 and the smaller lakes were dry for longer periods.
Burford is an important regional summer molting area for ducks with an average of 5000, mostly Mallard and Gadwall.
www.audubon.org /chapter/nm/nm/rdac/iba/ibawriteups/burfordlake.html   (275 words)

  
 Burford, Cotswolds antiques and history
Burford's distinctictive main street is long and steep.
Burford's ancient packhorse bridge is still doing duty at the bottom of the hill.
Burford flourished as a market town; the Cotswolds were renowned throughout Europe in the Middle
www.cotswolds-calling.com /central-cotswolds/burford.htm   (541 words)

  
 009 Last Visit to Burford.1994
Burford House was built in 1728 for William Bowles, M. for Bewdley and proprietor of London's famous Vauxhall Glass Works.
It is recorded that during the reign of Edward the Confessor, Richard, son of Scrob held Richards Castle together with vast lands including Burford.
Burford House, and its grounds, was purchased by the present owner in April 1954.
evans-experientialism.freewebspace.com /florry009.htm   (672 words)

  
 Burford Cemetery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Burford's cemetery is the oldest known graveyard in the Southern part of DeSoto County, Mississippi.
She remarked to brother Burford before she died that she had no fears and she bore her afflictions, though they lasted twelve months, with all the patience that could be expected of anyone.
Burford Cemetery is located 6 miles East of Coldwater, Mississippi, (at the corner of highway 306 and highway 305 turn South and go 1 mile, then turn West and go 1 mile) Burford Cemetery is on the right.
members.cox.net /rb23072/burfordcemetery.htm   (2781 words)

  
 Tenbury Wells Evacuee. Part Two. Burford House Gardens
Burford means the 'burg' or 'fortified place by the ford and indicates a pre-Norman settlement on or close to the parish church.
The very way in which Burford church was mentioned in the Doomsday Book implied that it wasn't a new church even then.
We walk into the gardens of Burford House and then he unlocks the padlock to the gate over the little hump backed bridge across the Ledwych Brook.
evans-experientialism.freewebspace.com /evacuee02.htm   (1812 words)

  
 Burford Adventure Travel - Burford Travel Guide
Built of Cotswold stone and serving as a gateway to the area, the unspoiled medieval town of Burford is largely famous for its Norman church (ca.
Burford was one of the last of the great wool centers, the industry bleating out its last breath during Queen Victoria's day.
The River Windrush, which toward Burford is flanked by willows through meadows, passes beneath the packhorse bridge and goes around the church and away through more meadows.
away.com /destination-overview/Burford-308514-travel-guide.html   (282 words)

  
 The Cotswolds - Burford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Burford has a steep High Street, lined with Tudor and Georgian buildings, leading down to an arched bridge which crosses the River Windrush.
Burford is known as the most beautiful of all Cotswolds towns and was the first to receive a market charter in 1107.
Burford is also an excellent area for walking and cycling.
www.completely-cotswold.com /burford/info/info.htm   (97 words)

  
 Burford Lodge - Burford
Burford Lodge Restaurant is very popular with locals and business guests alike and if you wish to dine with us whilst you stay, please let us know as soon as possible (please see the menu examples listed here).
The cuisine at Burford Lodge is traditionally English, occasionally with European influences, given an imaginative twist by our specialist chefs.
Burford Lodge is situated directly on the A40 between Cheltenham and Oxford, with Burford's renowned golf course as a 'back garden'.
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/hotels-in-burford/ah-111165.html   (1040 words)

  
 Byron Burford
Byron Burford was born in Jackson, Mississippi July 12, 1920.
Burford is known primarily as a painter and printmaker.
The Tornabuoni Twins is a 1983 etching donated to Luther by the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
finearts.luther.edu /artists/burford.html   (411 words)

  
 Oxfordshire Cotswolds
The town is also home to Burford Garden Company which is one of the UK’s largest Garden Centres, and is situated at the top of the hill on the south side of the A40.
Bay Tree Hotel, Burford House, Courtlands B&B, Dellwood, Greenside Cottage, The Highway, The Inn For All Seasons, Manor Lodge, Maytime Inn, Merryfield, Potters Hill Farm, Tudor Cottage, Jasmine Cottage, Barley Park, Westview House, Footstool Cottage, Lovegrove Cottage, The Lamb Inn, The Mill at Burford, The Golden Pheasant Hotel, Star Cottage, The Chestnuts.
Bampton, Burford, Carterton, Charlbury, Chipping Norton, Eynsham, Witney, Woodstock.
www.oxfordshirecotswolds.org /placesdetail.asp?place=Burford   (434 words)

  
 burford
Burford is situated in north Oxfordshire, twenty miles north of Oxford, and is considered the southern gateway to the Cotswolds.
To stand at the top of Burford High Street and look down at all the splendid houses and pretty cottages is like looking at a town from a storybook.
Some of these old golden stone houses have seen the events of centuries, for some date back to the 15th and 16th centuries and remain unaltered in appearance; the Bear Inn and Crown Inn, the Old Bull Hotel and Bay Tree Hotel are all of this period.
www.townsinbritain.co.uk /oxfordshiretowns/burford.html   (576 words)

  
 Bed and Breakfast Cotswolds
Barley Park bed and breakfast is a substantial Cotswold stone house in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is well situated for exploring the Cotswold's and Walking distance from the historic market town of Burford.
Burford is a very old and beautiful Cotswold town and a must to visit.
The Burford woodcraft centre offers beautiful handcrafted contemporary pieces and there are a selection of fine shops, tea rooms and traditional English pubs.
www.burford-bed-and-breakfast.co.uk   (267 words)

  
 Burford
The first sight of the steep main street leading down to the medieval bridge over the river sets the scene for Burford.
Full of lovely old stone houses, the town presents some of its best 17th and 18th century frontages to the High Street, although earlier buildings often lie hidden behind, glimpsed through narrow alleyways and courtyards.
Burford is a renowned centre for antiques, teashops and gift shopping, and has recently been nominated as the 'Best Shopping Street in Britain 2003' at the recent Antique Dealers Association Awards.
www.the-cotswolds.org /top/english/know/villages/burford/index.html   (152 words)

  
 Burford Holly
Burford Holly has glossy, evergreen leaves with a sharp point at tip and possibly two points on either side.
Burford Holly has showy, red, berries that last into spring.
Burford Holly is a very adaptable, sturdy shrub.
www.volusia.org /arboretum/Shrubs/burford_holly.htm   (89 words)

  
 Burford Oxfordshire - a TourUK tourist information guide
Burford, originally a major coaching stop for horse drawn carriages, up to 30 a day, and the inns were known for their large portions, serving "Burford bait".
Dating from 1584, the Bay Tree is situated in picturesque Burford 'The Gateway to the Cotswolds'.
This is a warm, homely coaching Inn near Burford near Cheltenham, situated in the heart of the beautiful English Cotswolds.
www.touruk.co.uk /oxford/oxf_burf.htm   (601 words)

  
 * The Burford Brothers Old Time and Bluegrass Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Burford Brothers have appeared on programs with artists such as Robin and Linda Williams, Doc Watson, and other nationally known performers.
The Burford Brothers have performed in countless venues throughout the Southeast, including fiddler’s conventions, festivals, and concerts.
Their daddy, Pappy Burford, was a local law enforcement officer who moonlighted as a bootlegger.
www.burfordbrothers.net /index.html   (464 words)

  
 Burford5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
They marched North to Burford, swimming the Thames on the way, to meet up with a similar group from Oxford.
At midnight he entered the town with 2,000 horsemen and captured 340 of the Levellers, imprisoning them in that beautiful Burford church.
After all the excitement was over, Burford went back to peaceful pursuits.
www.strum.co.uk /wessex/burf5.htm   (228 words)

  
 Burford in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. Burford hotel and accommodation details and Burford attractions
Welcome to the Burford web site which contains details on Burford accommodation (Burford hotel and bed and breakfast information), attractions in the Burford area and other information on this Cotswold town.
Burford is an extremely popular town in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds that has hardly changed since Georgian times, when it was an important coach stop between Oxford and the West Country.
The house is located on the corner of Sheep Street, itself a reminder of the importance of the wool trade in the area.
www.burford-oxfordshire.com   (438 words)

  
 Burford & Lewis, PLLC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
combined their talent, expertise and experience in the formation of Burford and Lewis.
BURFORD and LEWIS, PLLC is a North Carolina-based law firm, comprised of attorneys trained at law schools and law firms recognized as among the best in the country.
Members of Burford and Lewis have a combined ten years of experience at two law firms recently ranked among the top fifty law firms in the country.
www.burfordlewis.com   (145 words)

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