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Latitude: 51.3709 / 51°22'15"N
Longitude: -2.3485 / 2°20'54"W
OS Eastings: 375837
OS Northings: 163600
OS Grid: ST758636
Mapcode National: GBR 0QJ.T8Y
Mapcode Global: VH96M.7STX
Entry Name: Ashby Tomb
Listing Date: 5 December 2011
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1405945
Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA2
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Electoral Ward/Division: Widcombe
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Bath
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Chest tomb. 1847.
Chest tomb of the Rev Nathan Ashby (d.1847). 1847. Pennant stone, grey granite lid. Gothic revival style with blind arcading to sides with trefoil-headed tracery.
Ashby was born in Barbados and is described as ‘late of St Michael’s Church, Kingston, Jamaica’. He lived at Combe Down, Monkton Combe. The tomb resembles the Tottenham Tomb [qv]. Situated in section VI.C.21.
* Architectural interest: as a good quality Gothic Revival tomb, resembling the Grade II listed Tottenham Tomb to the north of the cemetery;
* Historic interest and group value: located within Abbey Cemetery, a Grade II* Registered Park and Garden, and forms part of a collection of listed funerary monuments which reflect the social, economic and aesthetic life of Bath in the second half of the C19.
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