Bath Somerset England
The Abbey Church of Saint Peter, Bath, commonly known as Bath Abbey, is an Anglican parish church and a former Benedictine monastery in Bath, Somerset, England. Founded in the 7th century, reorganised in the 10th century and rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries, it is one of the largest examples of Perpendicular Gothic architecture in the West Country.
The church is a listed building, cruciform in plan, seating approximately 1,200 people. It is used for religious services, secular civic ceremonies and lectures.1 The building contains monuments to several notable people