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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303898
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105998
Location: Winterborne Came, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
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
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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