St Martin church Cheselbourne Mike Searle

St Martin

Beautiful 13th/14th century parish church with pinnacled tower with battlements, numerous gargoyles and a canonical sundial.

Cheselbourne , Dorset

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St Martin church

Dating from the late thirteenth century, St Martin's records the fortunes of Cheselbourne.  See the 14th century chancel, and in particular its south porch with 15th century sundial.

  • Captivating architecture

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • On street parking at church

  • Church of England

  • Heritage Stimulus Fund Grant, £16,771, 2021

  • To fund urgent roof repairs and keep the church at the heart of the local community.

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