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Latitude: 52.4046 / 52°24'16"N
Longitude: 1.1397 / 1°8'22"E
OS Eastings: 613669
OS Northings: 283153
OS Grid: TM136831
Mapcode National: GBR THM.6YR
Mapcode Global: VHL91.PTWG
Entry Name: The Strike School
Listing Date: 26 June 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1171245
English Heritage Legacy ID: 225131
Location: Burston and Shimpling, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP22
District: South Norfolk
Civil Parish: Burston and Shimpling
Built-Up Area: Burston
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Burston St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
5321 BURSTON CHURCH GREEN
The Strike School
TM 18 SW 19/1317
Built in 1917 by public subscription to enable the teachers of the village
school to continue to teach the local children after the teachers had been
dismissed in 1914 by the education authorities for supporting the farm workers
strike. Small single-storey rendered building with front wall of ashlar
almost entirely composed of stones with subscribers' names inscribed. Three
bays with central doorway with double doors and large flanking casement windows.
Continuous moulded impost, and lintels forming frieze beneath the eaves inscribed
"Burston 19 Strike 17 School". Tiled roof with gabled ends. Brick chimney
stack over right hand front corner.
Included for social historical interest.
Listing NGR: TM1366983153
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