St. Andrew's Church, Melcombe Horsey, January 2000.
The church of St. Andrew, Melcombe Horsey can be found next to Bingham's Melcombe house. It is mostly fourteenth century and is built of stone and flint. The remains of a deserted medieval village lie to the south.
The church has two bells. They get a mention in the second stanza of John Betjeman's poem "Dorset":
Lord's Day bells from Bingham's Melcombe, Iwerne Minster, Shroton, Plush
Down the grass between the beeches, mellow in the evening hush.
John Betjeman's Collected poems, 8th ed. London: John Murray, 1980, pp. 40-41.
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Maintained by Michael Day, Last updated: 21 September 2000.