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Geography  
Location:

Burston and Shimpling are located to the northwest of Diss in the county of Norfolk. A 'C' class road links Diss and the A140 and passes through both Burston and Shimpling.
National Grid Reference: Burston TM135 835
Shimpling TM155 835
Total Area of Parish: 917 Hectares
Highest Point: Burston - 42m above sealevel
Shimpling - 29m above sealevel
   
Population  
Electoral Roll 2005-2006: 463
2001 Census: 539 people (1991 Census: 537 people)
No of Households: 2005 - 217 (1991 Census: 186)
   
Environment & Land  
Listed buildings: St George's Church Shimpling - Grade 1
St Mary's Church Burston - Grade 2
26 Grade 2 buildings
Sports Field: BOCM Pauls Cricket Pitch
The Playing Fields
   
The Parish  
Parish Council Land: The Playing Fields
Church Green
Lease of bus shelter
Parish Council Precept 06/07: 14298.60 (2005/2006 13723.90)
Public buildings: The Strike School (owned by The Strike School Trustees)
Amenities: Burston Crown Public House,
Crown Barn Farm Shop,
Deejay animal foods,
Mobile shop,
Mobile Library,
Mobile Fish & Chip shop
   
Location of:  
Burston Community Primary School Centre of Burston
Diss High School Diss
Nearest Health Centre Diss
Nearest Post Office Dickleburgh
Nearest mini supermarket Dickleburgh
Nearest market town Diss
Nearest hospital (with A&E) Norwich
Bus Route Diss - Burston - Long Stratton - Norwich

 

 


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