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£9,578raised of £12,000 target by 273 supporters

Weʼre raising £12,000 to carry out essential repairs to our beautiful church

West Dorset District, UK

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In the tiny West Dorset hamlet of Littlebredy, at the head of the Bride Valley, is the perfect, small, stone-built church of St Michael & All Angels.

For several years the village has been fundraising to carry out significant and much-needed essential repairs to this remarkable building, much loved by all who visit.

Over the last five years, £20,000 has been raised from local events - a remarkable achievement in a settlement of 40 houses. £40,000 has been gifted by generous donations from private individuals, and a further £17,500 has been donated from grant-funded aid.

The total repair costs are £100,000. We now therefore need to raise a vital £22,500 to complete the fundraising and allow repairs to this building to be completed before further damage occurs.

Owing to a very generous donation made as a result of this campaign, we now only require £12,000 - of which well over £8,000 has been raised at this time.

We are, therefore, really on the final push of fundraising and as a result we are turning to the generous support of wider communities - committed to preservation, and to the maintenance of a small but significant piece of living English heritage - to assist.

The entire fundraising committee are incredibly thankful for your consideration of our cause, and we are personally grateful for all the help and pledges that you are able to make.

Thank you.

Ben Pentreath & Charlie McCormick

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    • Anonymous


      Jul 16, 2018



    • We Wynts

      We Wynts

      Jun 6, 2018

      i find such solace in the IGfeed/story of your beautiful spot on this planet. thank you for sharing.


    • Lucy Berkoff @lucysgardenlife

      Lucy Berkoff @lucysgardenlife

      Jun 6, 2018

      Your garden inspires me everyday. Thank you for all the beauty and for your incredible preservation work!


    • Sarah Lewis

      Sarah Lewis

      Jun 6, 2018

      look forward to seeing pictures of the end result!


    • Sharon Mordaunt

      Sharon Mordaunt

      Jun 6, 2018

      Donation in memory of childhood days spent trekking around crumbling churches in beautiful parts of UK with an enthusiastic father & second cousin who wrote books about church bell towers! S, W & R X


    • Michael  Stewart

      Michael Stewart

      Jun 6, 2018


    • Julie Hacon

      Julie Hacon

      Jun 6, 2018

      Love seeing this church on your IG.Good luck. Jules

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    Ben Pentreath

    Ben Pentreath

    West Dorset District, UK

    Ben Pentreath is an architectural and interior designer, based in London and Dorset. His weekly blog describing, in particular, the changing rhythm of the seasons in West Dorset, is read by many thousands worldwide.

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