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Description: Monument to William Barnes in Churchyard Immediately South of West Tower
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104391
OS Grid Reference: SY6923890741
OS Grid Coordinates: 369238, 90741
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7155, -2.4371
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1. HIGH WEST STREET
Monument to William Barnes
in churchyard immediately
south of west tower
SY 6990 7/246
1188. Sculptor: E Roscoe Mullins. Stone plinth. Bronze standing figure.
Barnes was the Dorset dialect poet, rector of Winterborne Came, founder of the
County Museum and the influence which persuaded Isambard Kingdom Brunel to tunnel under Poundbury Camp.
Nos 48 to 65A (consec)including the Shire Hall, Holy Trinity Church, the Museum,
St. Peter's Church and monument to William Barnes in churchyard immediately south
of West Tower form a group.
Listing NGR: SY6923690740
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Source: English Heritage
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