The Church of St. Mary The Virgin

Charminster Village Church

The 12th century church of St Mary The Virgin has massive Norman arches dividing the aisles from the nave and a 15th century bell tower.

There are monuments to the Devenish and Trenchard families. The registers date from 1561.

The river Cerne flows under the church.

Church Services and Officials

The Vicar

The Reverend Janet Smith

The Vicarage
Mill Lane
Charminster
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9QP

Tel. 01305 262477

Assistant Curate

The Reverend Hugh Willis

Glebe Farmhouse
8 West Hill
Charminster
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9RD

Tel. 01305 262940

Licensed Reader

Peter Woods

26 Birch Way
Charlton Down
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9XX

Tel. 01305 265614

Church Wardens

Brian Taylor

5a Westleaze Close
Charminster
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9QA

Tel. 01305 264950

Alan Frost

2 North Street
Charminster
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9QS

Tel. 01305 265013

Church Secretary

Lyn Willis

Glebe Farmhouse
8 West Hill
Charminster
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9RD

Tel. 01305 262940

Treasurer

Vacancy




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