West Chelborough (St. Andrew)
The tower of St. Andrew's Church, West
The RCHME say that the walls of the church are built with local rubble
with dressings of the same material. Pevsner says that the south tower is
seventeenth century (1638) and the chancel eighteenth (1751). The rest is
heavily restored fifteenth century Perpendicular.
- Dorset Historic Churches Trust, Dorset Churches.
[Dorchester]: DHCT, 1988, p. 52.
- Hutchins, J. The history and antiquities of the County of
Dorset, 3rd ed., edited by W. Shipp and J.W. Hodson, Westminster:
J.B. Nichols, 1861-1873.
- Mee, A., ed., Dorset: Thomas Hardy's country. The King's
England. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1939, pp. 277-278.
- Newman, J. and Pevsner, N., The buildings of England: Dorset.
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972, p. 444.
- Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England), An inventory
of historical monuments in the County of Dorset, Vol. 1, West Dorset.
London: HMSO, 1952, p. 91.
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