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The Churches Conservation Trust


We first heard of The Churches Conservation Trust when we visited one of the churches it cares for.  Inside the church were leaflets about the Trust, and the following is information taken from those leaflets.  For comprehensive information about the Trust's important work visit their own website - use the link above.

The Churches Conservation Trust (formerly known as the Redundant Churches Fund) was established in 1969 and now cares for over 330 buildings.  Basically it cares for church buildings that are no longer used for regular worship.  The churches are still consecrated.  The Trust tries to maintain the buildings, which are unique and of architectural or archaeological importance, thus preserving them for future generations to enjoy.

Leaflets are available for different areas of England, and the one we read - for Wiltshire - gives a short description of each church they look after.  These leaflets can be obtained from the address below.

The Trust is a registered charity - No. 258612.  As the leaflet states, all donations will be gratefully received!

      The Churches Conservation Trust
      89 Fleet Street
      London
      EC4Y 1DH
      Tel:   020 7936 2284
      Fax:   020 7936 2284


Wiltshire Churches cared for by The Conservation Trust:

Alton Priors All Saints
Berwick Bassett St. Nicholas
Berwick St. Leonard St. Leonard
Chute Forest St. Mary
Draycot Cerne Mortuary Chapel
Draycot Cerne St. James
Everleigh St. Peter
Fisherton Delamere St. Nicholas
Idmiston All Saints
Imber St. Giles
Inglesham St. John the Baptist
Leigh Old Chancel All Saints
Leigh Delamere St. Margaret
Maddington St. Mary
Old Dilton St. Mary
Orcheston St. George St. George
Rollestone St. Andrew
South Tidworth St. Mary
Stratford Tony St. Mary & St. Lawrence
Sutton Veny St. Leonard Old Church
West Dean Borbach Chantry
Wilton St. Mary Old Church





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