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War Memorial in Vivary Park, Taunton

Description: War Memorial in Vivary Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269947

OS Grid Reference: ST2271924144
OS Grid Coordinates: 322719, 124144
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0115, -3.1030

Location: Mount Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3PY

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 3PY

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Listing Text

War Memorial in
Vivary Park
ST 2224 SE 11/414
About 1920, by I F Shellard. A 26 ft high monucent standing a little to the south
of the entrance gates. Granite cenotaph protected by a domed baldachino of ashlar
blocks, the whole standing on a stepped plinth. The entablature supporting the
dome is carried by Doric columns. Names of the dead are given in letters on the
cenotaph. The base is inscribed:- "The Great War 1914-1918. In Grateful Memory
of Taunton's Glorious Dead", and to rear:- "Our Land Inviolate, Your Monument".

The listed buildings in Vivary Park and Mount Street form a group together with
the School, Unitarian Chapel, the Lawn and Mary Street House in Mary Street.
Wilton House in Hammets Walk, and Nos 1 to 14 (consec) Upper High Street.

Listing NGR: ST2271924144

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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