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The Strike School, Burston and Shimpling

Description: The Strike School

Grade: II
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

Location: Diss Road, Burston and Shimpling, Norfolk IP22 5TR

Locality: Burston and Shimpling
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 5TR

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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