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The History of Burston

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BURSTON is a village and parish and station on the Ipswich and Norwich section of the Great Eastern railway, 20¾ miles north-by-east from Diss and 98½ from London, in the Southern division of the county, Diss hundred, petty sessional division and county court district, Depwade union, rural deanery of Redenhall, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Mary the Virgin is a small building of flint, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a western turret containing one bell: the tower fell in 1753: the porch was rebuilt and the roof repaired at a cost of about £300: the church affords 150 sittings. The register dates from the year1656. [Kelly’s Directory of Suffolk, 1912]

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