The Book Shop Setting & Symbolism

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Access to Places of Educational Value and Interest Bill

This Bill, put up in Parliament by Mrs. Gamart's nephew, allowed councils to acquire buildings built before 1549 to be used for the cultural recreation of the public. The Old House was acquired under this legislation

Eleven Plus Exam

The Eleven plus exam was sat by British students before entering high school. The results determined if the student was academically suited to study at a Grammar School or if they were more suited to manual, technical, or administrative studies at a Technical College. Grammar School acceptance allowed students to enter a university and a profession and therefore, acceptance to a Technical College may have been considered a failure by some.

Flintmarket

Flintmarket is a larger neighboring town to Hardborough.

Hardborough

Hardborough is a small seaside town in Suffolk, England.

The Heron

A heron is a long necked bird with a...

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