World Heritage Site - Abbey Churchyard
What is it?
The United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World
Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural
heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention,
established in 1972.
There are 33 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom and
the British Overseas Territories. The City of Bath
inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1987 and again as Bath
(as a component of the Great Spas of Europe
Where is it in Bath?
One plaque is fixed to railings in front of the Pump Room
extension in Abbey Churchyard:
The text reads
"The City of Bath - World Heritage Site The World Heritage
Symbol commemorates the inscription by UNESCO of the City of
Bath on the World Heritage List in 1987. This identifies the
city as a masterpiece of human creative genius whose protection
must be the concern of all."
Another identical plaque is fixed to the railings in Stall Street.
To the left of the plaque is an information board about the Mayor of
Location map of plaque:
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