Home Churches Ride + Stride Grants Friends News Cards Music Events About Us

Old Church Fleet  

Old Church

The chancel is all that remains of the old church after a very violent storm wrecked it in 1824. Much of the village was destroyed and the sea even breached the Chesil Bank.  

This was a notorious area for smuggling during the C18 and was immortalised in the novel The Moonfleet by J M Falkner.  The 'new' church of Holy Trinity was built nearby on safer ground in 1827-9.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Trust gratefully acknowledges images and text by Robin Adeney ©

 

Grants

This Church has no grants

Churches Nearby

Ref Title Town Postcode Distance
St. GabrielMorecombelakeDT6 3BS0
Old ChurchFleet0
St John the BaptistHawkchurch 0
St. Michael (redundant)Winterborne Anderson0
St Andrew Preston0
Old ChurchCompton Abbas0
St. KenelmStanbridge (Hinton Parva)0
St Michael and St George Lyme Regis0
0
DeconsecratedFarrington0
The Memorial ChapelKings Stag0
The Hidden Chapel - St. LukesAbbotsbury0
All SaintsPortlandDT5 1HG3493
St. GeorgePortlandDT5 1BX3493
St. Aldhem's ChapelWorth MatraversBH19 3LR3494
St. Aldhem's ChapelWorth MatraversBH19 3LN3494
St GeorgeLangton MatraversBH19 3HZ3496
St. JamesKingstonBH20 5LL3497
St. NicholasKimmeridgeBH20 5PE3497
St EdmundWeymouthDT4 8AR3497
Old Link