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St. John the Evangelist, Pokeswell, Dorset

Description

The church of St. John the Evangelist, erected in 1868 at the sole cost of John Trenchard Trenchard esq. in place of the Saxon church, then removed, is a building of dressed stone in the Early English style, consisting of nave, short transepts, north porch and a round western tower with spire, containing one bell: the interior of the base of the tower forms the baptistery: the east and west windows are stained: there are about 200 sittings.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1675. The original register books are now deposited with the Dorset Archives Service, but have been digitised by Ancestry.co.uk and made available on their site (subscription required).

St. John the Evangelist
Pokeswell
Dorset

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Salisbury
Built:1868
Sittings:270
Graveyard:Yes