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Bath Abbey is in the centre of Bath next to to Pump Rooms and Roman Baths
Walking distance from the station 10 mins


Since 757 AD, three churches have been built where the Abbey stands today. The Abbey was originaly an Anglo-Saxon church from 757-1066, until it was pulled down by the Norman conquerors. In 1009 a huge Norman cathedral was built, by the late 15th century it lay in ruins until about 1090 and the present Abbey Church founded in 1499 but incomplete until 1611. The Abbey as it is now was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, in 1864 to 1874, totally transformed the inside of the Abbey an Victorian Gothic architecture. For more history information visit, Abbey history