Burford Town Council

Welcome to Burford

Burford (/ˈbɜːrfərd/) is a small medieval town on the River Windrush, in the Cotswold hills, in the West Oxfordshire district of Oxfordshire, England.

It is often referred to as the ‘gateway’ to the Cotswolds. Burford is located 18 miles (29 km) west of Oxford and 22 miles (35 km) southeast of Cheltenham, about 2 miles (3 km) from the Gloucestershire boundary. The toponym derives from the Old English words burh meaning fortified town or hilltown and ford, the crossing of a river. The 2011 Census recorded the population of Burford parish as 1,410[1] and Burford Ward as 1,847

 

Burford High Street

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Local History

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