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Description: The Strike School
Date Listed: 26 June 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 225131
OS Grid Reference: TM1366983153
OS Grid Coordinates: 613669, 283153
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4046, 1.1397
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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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Source: English Heritage
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