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Brief description of site

The cemetery is situated on a steeply sloping, three-hectare site overlooking the town. It was designed by JC Loudon, and consecrated on 30th January 1844.

Brief history of site

The cemetery was opened in 1844. It was a private Anglican cemetery financed by W. J. Broderick, Rector of Bath Abbey. The landscape was laid out in 1843 by John Claudius Loudon. The chapel was designed by G. P. Manners of Bath.

Location information:

Address: Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, BA2 5BB

Local Authorities:

Bath and North East Somerset; Widcombe

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST759636
Latitude: 51.3709 Longitude: -2.3476


Off the A3062 south of Bath city centre.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal cemetery for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: cemetery

Purpose of site: cemetery

Context or principal building: cemetery

Site first created: 1843 to 1844

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 3

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