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Latitude: 51.0115 / 51°0'41"N
Longitude: -3.103 / 3°6'10"W
OS Eastings: 322719
OS Northings: 124144
OS Grid: ST227241
Mapcode National: GBR M1.JFQZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.T41
Entry Name: War Memorial in Vivary Park
Listing Date: 4 July 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059909
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269947
Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1
District: Taunton Deane
Town: Taunton Deane
Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton
Built-Up Area: Taunton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
1. VIVARY PARK
War Memorial in
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 List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 15 December 2016.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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