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The Strike School

A Grade II Listed Building in Burston, Norfolk

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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

Plus Code: 9F43C43Q+VV

Entry Name: The Strike School

Listing Date: 26 June 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225131

Location: Burston and Shimpling, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP22

County: 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

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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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