© Bere Regis Village  2003  -  2017

St. John the Baptist Church

Historical photographs

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'D'Urberville Tomb' Another postcard writer who thinks he's actually in 'Kingsbere'! Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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The Chancel A most dramatic looking Altar. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Church from the south east Looks like the autumn days are settling in... Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Interior of Church looking south east Neat & tidy as per usual Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Church from the Wool road Notice the young looking Yew trees. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Church Interior looking towards the Altar Notice the sweet little lights on the left & right of this photograph. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Bere Regis from Black Hill Notice the Methodist Chapel in the middle of the photograph. This view is looking North towards the village. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Bere Regis Church appearing out of the trees A lovely rustic scene of the Church Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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The Vestry Screen in the Church The vestry screen is a lovely & intricate piece of work. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church & Graveyard A very tidy scene. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church from the North East The Church seems to be under attack from a posse of Yew trees! Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church from the Cemetery A very well kept Cemetery Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church in summer Those hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer... Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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Bere Regis Hand bell Ringers in circa 1942 (L to R) Matt Stickley, Harry CLeall, J Cheeseman, Eddie Rawbone, Raymond Ricketts & Harry Pitfield Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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This looks like an undercover photograph! Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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A lovely day for a photo of a lovely Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the Vicarage Garden at Christmas This charming seasonal photograph was taken a few years ago by Geoffrey Booth Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North East A rather new looking Memorial Cross Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church A lovely line of Yews frame the Churchyard... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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A verdant view of the Church I use the same trick when photographing some buildings - a nice frame of greenery! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North West What odd trees to plant in the Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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Memorial Reredos in the Church The walls look like they could do with a clean... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East What a lovely colour contrast between the Yew tree & the Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North East The gravestones look seriously old even then! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North West The description reinforces quite how much Thomas Hardy helped to put Bere Regis into the hearts & minds of so many people... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East The strange looking tree in the background reminds me of the brick/stonework pattern on the church Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from Church Lane A classic view of our wonderful Church. Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East The Yews look exactly the same today and will look the same in 2106! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East What a neat & tidy Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North East in the 1920s This Photograph shows the Church in the early morning - look at the shadows being cast by the sun from the East...
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Bere Regis Church in Victorian Times Look   at   the   moody   clouds   behind   -   I   hope   the   photographer   had   an   umbrella!   A   big   thank   you   to   Christopher   Dalton   who   kindly   gave   us permission   to   reproduce   this   old   Photograph   from   his   Collection.   Christopher   wrote   a   book   about   the   Bells   &   Belfries   of Dorset that you can look at and order from here
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© Bere Regis Village  2003  -  2017

St. John the Baptist Church

Historical photographs

Bere Regis Village Website
Click / tap image for a larger view Click / tap yellow circle for a larger view All large images appear in a new tab
'D'Urberville Tomb' Another postcard writer who thinks he's actually in 'Kingsbere'! Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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The Chancel A most dramatic looking Altar. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Church from the south east Looks like the autumn days are settling in... Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Interior of Church looking south east Neat & tidy as per usual Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Church from the Wool road Notice the young looking Yew trees. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Church Interior looking towards the Altar Notice the sweet little lights on the left & right of this photograph. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Bere Regis from Black Hill Notice   the   Methodist   Chapel   in   the   middle   of   the   photograph.   This view is looking North towards the village. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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Bere Regis Church appearing out of the trees A lovely rustic scene of the Church Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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The Vestry Screen in the Church The vestry screen is a lovely & intricate piece of work. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church & Graveyard A very tidy scene. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church from the North East The Church seems to be under attack from a posse of Yew trees! Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church from the Cemetery A very well kept Cemetery Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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The Church in summer Those hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer... Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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Bere Regis Hand bell Ringers in circa 1942 (L   to   R)   Matt   Stickley,   Harry   CLeall,   J   Cheeseman,   Eddie   Rawbone, Raymond Ricketts & Harry Pitfield Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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This looks like an undercover photograph! Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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A lovely day for a photo of a lovely Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the Vicarage Garden at Christmas This   charming   seasonal   photograph   was   taken   a few years ago by Geoffrey Booth Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North East A rather new looking Memorial Cross Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church A lovely line of Yews frame the Churchyard... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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A verdant view of the Church I   use   the   same   trick   when   photographing   some   buildings   -   a   nice frame of greenery! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North West What odd trees to plant in the Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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Memorial Reredos in the Church The walls look like they could do with a clean... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East What a lovely colour contrast between the Yew tree & the Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North East The gravestones look seriously old even then! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North West The   description   reinforces   quite   how   much   Thomas   Hardy   helped   to put   Bere   Regis   into   the   hearts   &   minds   of   so many people... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East The    strange    looking    tree    in    the    background    reminds    me    of    the brick/stonework pattern on the church Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from Church Lane A classic view of our wonderful Church. Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East The Yews look exactly the same today and will look the same in 2106! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the South East What a neat & tidy Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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The Church from the North East in the 1920s This   Photograph   shows   the   Church   in   the   early   morning   -   look   at   the shadows being cast by the sun from the East...
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Bere Regis Church in Victorian Times Look   at   the   moody   clouds   behind   -   I   hope   the   photographer   had   an umbrella!   A   big   thank   you   to   Christopher   Dalton who   kindly   gave   us   permission   to   reproduce   this old    Photograph    from    his    Collection.    Christopher wrote   a   book   about   the   Bells   &   Belfries   of   Dorset that you can look at and order from here
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