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The Dorset Historic Churches Trust

A Registered Charity based in England

This organisation's identifier is GB-CHC-282790 .
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The object of the trust is to assist financially with the preservation, repair, maintenance and preservation of Christian churches and chapels in Dorset. The trustees decide as a matter of policy from time to time which of those things shall be aided by grants made by them.

Also known as

  • The Dorset Historic Churches Trust

CCEW Charity number







Latest income

£158,909 (on )

This organisation record is based on data from Registered charities in England and Wales published by Charity Commission for England and Wales.

The Dorset Historic Churches Trust



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Area of operation in the UK

Registered Office in the UK

The Dorset Historic Churches Trust


Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • Museums, zoos, parks, historical sites and similar institutions A12

UK Charity Activity Tags

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  • Charitable activities CA » Policy campaigning and advocacy CA103
  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200
  • Religion RL » Christianity RL200
  • Religion RL » Religious activities RL300 » Church or place of worship RL302

Theme (CCEW)

  • Religious Activities 108
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science 109
  • Environment/conservation/heritage 112

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Other Defined Groups 206
  • The General Public/mankind 207

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302
  • Provides Advocacy/advice/information 307

Scale of operation

  • Local

The Dorset Historic Churches Trust


Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1971-08-25 (Registered as a charity)
2004-12-31 90,641 112,204
2005-12-31 101,089 106,666
2006-12-31 84,594 98,105
2007-12-31 102,214 110,071
2008-12-31 99,879 113,350
2009-12-31 102,171 97,344
2010-12-31 95,265 97,587
2011-12-31 97,009 135,254
2012-12-31 97,771 99,862
2013-12-31 141,809 151,759
2014-12-31 120,281 123,932
2015-12-31 109,923 133,159
2016-12-31 109,101 133,014
2017-12-31 143,152 146,087
2018-12-31 163,150 207,300
2019-12-31 202,043 137,747
2020-12-31 142,961 173,577
2021-12-31 158,909 144,246

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Income from government

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According to data returned to the Charity Commission, this charity did not receive income from government grants or contracts in 2021 (the latest year with data available) or 2020.

The Dorset Historic Churches Trust


Data sources

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Charity Commission for England and Wales

Registered charities in England and Wales

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Last fetched from source: 2022-09-30

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