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Bandstand in Vivary Park, Taunton

Description: Bandstand in Vivary Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269949

OS Grid Reference: ST2283624010
OS Grid Coordinates: 322836, 124010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0103, -3.1013

Location: Mount Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3QF

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

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Listing Text

Bandstand in Vivary Park
ST 2224 SE 11/416
An attractive late C19 bandstand set in the south part of Vivary Park. Octagonal,
painted white. Rusticated stone base with 8 cast iron columns and crocket capitals
supporting an octagonal boarded canopy covered by a pyramidal lead roof rising
in 2 stages to a pinnacle with gilt ball. The main and subsidiary canopies have
wrought-iron scrolled cresting and corner pinnacles. Pierced grilles to upper
canopy. Pierced scrolled brackets under main canopy, delicate leaf motif to columns,
and openwork balustrade with curved tops to platform.

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: ST2283624010

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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