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Description: Barnes Monument 3 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 27 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 105998
OS Grid Reference: SY7047488384
OS Grid Coordinates: 370474, 88384
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6944, -2.4194
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SY 78 NW WINTERBORNE CAME CAME CHURCHYARD
6/106 Barnes Monument 3
Metres South of Nave
of Church of St
Memorial Cross at head of grave. Late C19. Stone. Tapering
cross shaft, panelled, with 'Celtic' interlace and embossed
cross on face, cable moulding to the corners. Cross-in-wheel
head, also bossed at the centre and terminals. Plinth of
cross has the incription: 'In Memory of William Barnes, Died
Oct 7th 1886. Aged 86 Years. For 24 Years Rector of this Parish.
This Memorial was raised to his Memory by his Children and
Grandchildren." The sculptor inscribed on plinth: GRASSBY
DORCHESTER. The memorial is of special historic interest, being
that of William Barnes, polymath, Dorset dialect poet, schoolmaster
and rector of Winterborne Came 1862-1886. Barnes lived latterly
at Old Came Rectory (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SY7047488384
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