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Place: Abbotsbury, St Nicholas (formerly the Abbey)

Location: Nave - Capital, green dog, Green Man, Nave Capital, green dog.  Plaster ceiling in Chancel 1638.

 In garden opposite St Nicholas Church, vaulting Boss from Church, C16

Date: C 15th Green Man C13

Source: CH, VAP 

 

Place: Bere Regis, St John Baptist

Location: Nave - tie beam, heads (?)

Date: C 14th

Source: CH 

 

Place: Burton Bradstock, St Mary

Location: Nave - Roof Boss

Date: ?

Source: CH 

 

Place: Christchurch Priory

Location: Bench ends, Choir stalls, arm rest, monkey

Date: C16th

Source: COTGM, CH 

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Dorchester, St Peters Church, High Street: SY692907

Location:  Painted and gilded carved roof boss in the north aisle unpainted corbel bracket in the north aisle

Date: Roof restored in the 19th Century

Source: CH, VAP

Verified by J Bird and VAP

 

Place: Dorchester, Museum

Location:  Green Man Corbel removed from Powerstock Church, and a keystone carved in Purbeck limestone, probably C15/16, "showing a Green Man with radiate crown and looped vine." Which was removed from Colliton House in 1948.

Source: VAP 

 

Place: Evershot, St Osmund

Location: Exterior - head stops (10) all different

Date: C 19th

Source: CH 

Verified by Vanessa Piggott

 

Place: Highcliffe Castle

Location: Stonework

Date: 1832

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Laymore, Forde Abbey

Location: Staircase - wooden panels, rails and supports (stretches the definition of green man!) but the C12 chapel has a screen, about 1650, with foliate masks on the frieze

Date: ?

Source: CH, VAP

Verified by Vanessa Piggott

 

Place: Mappowder, St Peter and St Paul

Location: Nave - capital

Date: ?

Source: CH 

 

Place: Milton Abbey

Location: Chancel - Boss, North aisle - boss (May King)

Date: C 14th

Source: CH 

 

Place: Milton on Stour, St Simon & St Jude

Location: Reported but location not known

Date: ?

Source: CH 

 

Place: Nettlecombe, St Mary the Virgin

Location: Reported but location not known

Date: ?

Source: CH 

 

Place: Puddletown, St Mary the Virgin

Location: Chancel - Bosses (4)

Date: 1906

Source: CH 

 

Place: Sherborne Abbey

Location: South Transept - corbel; Nave - vault boss West Window - a  Green Shepherd in stained glass (by John Hayward 1998)

Kneeling Cushion added by Les Miles

Date: Vault boss (15th C)

Source: CH 

 

Place: Sutton Waldron, St Bartholowew

Location: Exterior, north wall

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Swanage, Earthlights tea room/shop SZ030787

Location:  seven green men and one green women carved in stone canopy exterior (Purbeck stone)

Date: 1896

Sighting added by Jerry Bird

 

Place: Sydling St Nicholas, St Nicholas

Location: Roof Boss

Date: ?

Source: CH 

 

Place: Upwey Village, St Laurence's Church

Location: Carved stone capitals, one true green man with foliage sprouting from mouth, two faces in similar positions with surrounding foliage - six more capitals where the vital part of the carving appears to have been sawn off!

Date: The pillars date from late 13th/early14th century, according to the guide book

Source: CH 

Verified by J Bird

 

Place: Whitchurch Canonicorum, St Candida & Holly Cross

Location: Memorial

Date: ?

Source: CH 

 

Place: Wimborne Minster

Location: Chancel - small gilded boss; memorials (also one in the choir stalls, the seat has to be flipped up ask permission!)

Date: C 15th

Source: CH, Amy Ralph

 

Place: Winterbourne Whitchurch, St Mary

Location: Chancel arch - capitals

Date: C 12th

Source: CH