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Latitude: 50.7155 / 50°42'55"N
Longitude: -2.4371 / 2°26'13"W
OS Eastings: 369238
OS Northings: 90742
OS Grid: SY692907
Mapcode National: GBR PY.RFXY
Mapcode Global: FRA 57S6.2C4
Entry Name: Monument to William Barnes in Churchyard Immediately South of West Tower
Listing Date: 8 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119032
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104391
Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Dorchester
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
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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