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Monument to William Barnes in Churchyard Immediately South of West Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104391

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester

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

(North Side)
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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