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Barnes Monument 3 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Winterborne Came, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6944 / 50°41'39"N

Longitude: -2.4194 / 2°25'9"W

OS Eastings: 370474

OS Northings: 88384

OS Grid: SY704883

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.CSWL

Mapcode Global: FRA 57T7.P88

Entry Name: Barnes Monument 3 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 27 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105998

Location: Winterborne Came, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterborne Came

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


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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