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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
The Chancel A most dramatic looking Altar. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Church from the south east Looks like the autumn days are settling in... Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Interior of Church looking south east Neat & tidy as per usual Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Church from the Wool road Notice the young looking Yew trees. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Church Interior looking towards the Altar Notice the sweet little lights on the left & right of this photograph. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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
Bere Regis Church appearing out of the trees A lovely rustic scene of the Church Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
The Vestry Screen in the Church The vestry screen is a lovely & intricate piece of work. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church & Graveyard A very tidy scene. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church from the North East The Church seems to be under attack from a posse of Yew trees! Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church from the Cemetery A very well kept Cemetery Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church in summer Those hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer... Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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
This looks like an undercover photograph! Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
A lovely day for a photo of a lovely Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
The Church from the North East A rather new looking Memorial Cross Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
The Church A lovely line of Yews frame the Churchyard... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
The Church from the North West What odd trees to plant in the Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
Memorial Reredos in the Church The walls look like they could do with a clean... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
The Church from the South East What a lovely colour contrast between the Yew tree & the Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
The Church from the North East The gravestones look seriously old even then! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
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
The Church from Church Lane A classic view of our wonderful Church. Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
The Church from the South East What a neat & tidy Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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...
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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St. John the Baptist Church

Historical photographs

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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
The Chancel A most dramatic looking Altar. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Church from the south east Looks like the autumn days are settling in... Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Interior of Church looking south east Neat & tidy as per usual Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Church from the Wool road Notice the young looking Yew trees. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Church Interior looking towards the Altar Notice the sweet little lights on the left & right of this photograph. Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
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
Bere Regis Church appearing out of the trees A lovely rustic scene of the Church Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
The Vestry Screen in the Church The vestry screen is a lovely & intricate piece of work. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church & Graveyard A very tidy scene. Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church from the North East The Church seems to be under attack from a posse of Yew trees! Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church from the Cemetery A very well kept Cemetery Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
The Church in summer Those hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer... Photograph courtesy of Michael Eastman
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
This looks like an undercover photograph! Photograph courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
A lovely day for a photo of a lovely Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
The Church from the North East A rather new looking Memorial Cross Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
The Church A lovely line of Yews frame the Churchyard... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
The Church from the North West What odd trees to plant in the Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
Memorial Reredos in the Church The walls look like they could do with a clean... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
The Church from the South East What a lovely colour contrast between the Yew tree & the Church... Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
The Church from the North East The gravestones look seriously old even then! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
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
The Church from Church Lane A classic view of our wonderful Church. Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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
The Church from the South East What a neat & tidy Churchyard! Photograph courtesy of Mark Bennett
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...
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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