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Recent Grants


February 2018

Bridport, St Mary’s



Lytchett Matravers, St Mary the Virgin



Mapperton, All Saints



Owermoigne, St Michael’s



Seaborough, St John



Silton, St Nicholas



Swyre, Holy Trinity



Winterbourne Steepleton, St Michaels’





 June 2018


Bradpole   Holy Trinity

Towards recladding the spire with new shingles


Catherston Leweston  St Mary

Towards repairs to stained glass


Fifehead Magdalene   St Mary Magdalen

Towards waterproofing of the tower

£7,500 plus £10,000 NCT Partnership grant

Lyme Regis   St Michael 

Towards new render on the tower


Tarrant Monkton   All Saints

Towards waterproofing of the roof

£2,500 plus £5,000 NCT Partnership grant 

Upwey    St Lawrence

Towards installation of kitchenette and lavatory


Winterborne Houghton   St Andrew

Towards re-wiring and new heating

£7,000 plus £5,000 NCT Partnership grant


October 2018

Iwerne Minster

St Mary

For help towards the stone floor project


Kingston Lacey

St Stephens

Towards replacing dangerous heating



St Mary

For help towards re tiling and gutter repairs



All Saints

Towards repairs to the vestry roof stone tiles.



St James

For help with replacing lighting



St Nicholas

Installation of a new boiler


Tarrant Monkton

All Saints

Further help with repairs to the roof



St John the Evangelist


(Using previous grant for roof) with the previous grant from 2016 now being carried forward for a further 3 years for this new project

(£10,000 )

West Lulworth

Holy Trinity

Replace timber spirelet and repair stone gutter and gable coping.


Winterborne Stickland

St Mary

Replacing flawed electrics and heating.



Grants Awarded – 2017
Whitchurch Canonicorum, St Candida and Holy Cross  Repairs to windows and stone pinnacle  £12,000
Askerswell,  St Michael  For further help with facilities £5,000
Batcombe, St Mary Magdalene  Towards general repairs £3,500
Bridport, St Mary  Towards roof repairs £10,000 + application for Partnership grant £5,000
Corscombe, St Mary  Towards new heating £8,000
Mapperton, All Saints  Towards roof and tower repairs £3,500
Milton Abbas, St James  Towards general repairs £3,000
Nether Compton, St Nicholas  Towards roof repairs £5,000 + application for Partnership grant £5,000
Puncknowle, St Mary the Blessed Virgin  Towards roof repairs £3,500 + application for Partnership grant £5,000
Trent, St Andrew  Towards restoration of windows £3,000
Wareham, Lady St Mary  Towards repair of the Beckett Chapel £3,000 + application for Partnership grant £5,000
Winterborne Clenston, St Nicholas  Towards facilities £5,000
Bradpole, Holy Trinity Towards church repairs £7,000
Canford Magna (Dedication unknown) Towards roof repairs £7,500
Buckhorn Weston, St John the Baptist Towards church repairs £1,000
Chideock, St Giles Towards installation of facilities £12,000
Dorchester, St Mary Towards repairs to west window £7,500
Marshwood, St Mary Further help for repairs to windows £1,000
Purse Caundle, St Peter Towards urgent church repairs £6,000


                 Total Grants for 2017 - £114,000


Grants Awarded – 2016
Tolpuddle   £5,000 + £5,000 NCT (National Churches Trust) Partnership Grant
Tarrant Keynston   £5,000
Gussage All Saints   £1,255
Canford Magna Parish Church   £2,000
Milborne St Andrew For repairs to roof £7,500 +NCT £5,000
Milton Abbas. Milton Abbey General repairs £10,000

Poole   St Dunstan

Urgent electrical work


Sutton Waldron

St Bartholomew.    
General repairs £1,800 
 Upwey. St Laurence Facilities £12,000
 Weymouth. St John’s Repairs to floor and tower  

£5,000 + NCT £2,500

Askerwell St Michael and All Angels For facilities £5,000

Bere Regis

St John the Baptist
Roof repairs  £10,000 

Blandford Forum

St Peter and St Paul
Repairs to roof and plasterwork

£6,500 +NCT £5,000


Holy Trinity
For facilities  £2,000 
Charmouth. St Andrew Replacing flooring £1,000
Cranborne with Boveridge St Mary and St Bartholomew For facilities £5,000


St Martin of Tours
General repairs £4,500

Littlebredy St Michael and All Angels

Repairs to roof and spire. £5,000 +NCT £2,500
Milton Abbas St James Repairs to roof

£2,500 +NCT £2,500