MAUSOLEUM TO RALPH ALLEN, IN CHURCHYARD TO SOUTH OF ST MARY'S CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1214536
Date first listed:
14-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
MAUSOLEUM TO RALPH ALLEN, IN CHURCHYARD TO SOUTH OF ST MARY'S CHURCH

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAUSOLEUM TO RALPH ALLEN, IN CHURCHYARD TO SOUTH OF ST MARY'S CHURCH

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

District:
Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Claverton
National Grid Reference:
ST 78782 64115

Details

ST 76 SE CLAVERTON

7/45 Mausoleum to Ralph Allen, in church- yard to south of St. Mary's Church G.V. II*

Mausoleum to Ralph Allen of Prior Park and Claverton, died 1764, and probably by Robert Parsons. A square ashlar structure with 3 arches on square piers and moulded imposts on each side (the spaces are now infilled with railings. Pyramidal stone slab roof behind ashlar parapet, moulded cornice. Inside the pyramid is vaulted; in the centre is a chest tomb with inscribed marble sides, moulded plinth and cornice. The mausoleum is raised on 2 steps. Pevsner states that it is known that Parsons showed the designs to Allen the day before the latter died. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol).]

Listing NGR: ST7878264115

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
399385
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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