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ABBEY CEMETERY PARTIS TOMB

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ABBEY CEMETERY PARTIS TOMB

List entry Number: 1396338

Location

ABBEY CEMETERY PARTIS TOMB, RALPH ALLEN DRIVE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Oct-2010

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 511743

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History

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Details

RALPH ALLEN DRIVE 656-1/0/0 Abbey Cemetery Partis Tomb

GV II*

Tomb of Ann Partis (d.1846). Neo-classical two-stage memorial. White marble, Pennant base. A Roman altar-like design with Soanian anthemion finials to corners of upper stage. Crossed palm reliefs to lower stages. Marble inscription (weathered) records her notable deeds of charity: `Blessed with wealth her constant care was to use it to the glory of God and the benefit, temporal and eternal, of her fellow creatures. With the entire approval of her husband who left all his property at her sole disposal: she built and endowed a college, which bears his name, at Weston¿ for the repose, the relief, and the spiritual consolation of thirty gentlewomen, reduced by widowhood or orphanage from affluence to privations and distress¿. HISTORY: The foundress of Partis College [q.v.] of 1825-27, she lived at 58 Pulteney Street. A prominent monument to one of the leading Bath philanthropists.

Listing NGR: ST758635

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National Grid Reference: ST 75877 63645

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