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Boundary walls of Partis College

A Grade II Listed Building in Newbridge, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3893 / 51°23'21"N

Longitude: -2.3989 / 2°23'55"W

OS Eastings: 372341

OS Northings: 165663

OS Grid: ST723656

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.RR9J

Mapcode Global: VH96L.CBNS

Entry Name: Boundary walls of Partis College

Listing Date: 28 November 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1405532

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Newbridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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A wall of c1827, built as part of Partis College (qv).


The boundary wall is built with coursed squared limestone with a dressed coping, and it runs from the southern entrance gatepier (qv) of Partis College following the line of Newbridge Hill, along the whole College frontage. It is approximately 100m in length and 2.5m in height.


Partis College was built in 1825-7 by Samuel Philip Flood Page as almshouses, and endowed under the will of the Rev. Fletcher Partis to provide homes for thirty women.

Reasons for Listing

* Architectural interest: it is a good example of a substantial early C19 boundary wall built in good quality materials;
* Group value: it forms part of an important group with the Grade I listed Partis College which it continues to serve.

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