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© Mr Graham Wilson

IoE Number: 399385
Location: MAUSOLEUM TO RALPH ALLEN, IN CHURCHYARD TO SOUTH OF ST MARY'S CHURCH,
  CLAVERTON, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Graham Wilson
Date Photographed: 27 June 2005
Date listed: 14 August 1984
Date of last amendment: 14 August 1984
Grade II*

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ST 76 SECLAVERTON7/45Mausoleum to Ralph Allen, in church-yard to south of St. Mary's ChurchG.V.

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).]

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