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Burma War Memorial to the North of the Market House

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton Deane, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.015 / 51°0'53"N

Longitude: -3.1029 / 3°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 322728

OS Northings: 124532

OS Grid: ST227245

Mapcode National: GBR M1.J7QT

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.DZF

Entry Name: Burma War Memorial to the North of the Market House

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Last Amended: 4 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269841

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

District Council Ward: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 2224 SE FORE STREET
(in centre of roundabout)

04.07.75 Burma War Memorial to the
North of Market House
(Formerly listed as:
THE PARADE
(in centre of Fore Street)
Burma War Memorial to the
East of The Market House)

GV II

Memorial to the dead of Prince Albert's Somersetshire Light Infantry. The Third Burmese War 1885-86-87. Ashlar Celtic cross with tapering shaft standing on a plinth of 3 high steps, Cross and shaft are decorated with chubby Celtic detail, mostly interlace with some foliage panels on south side. Names of main battle honours including Egypt, Burmah, Azim Curh, and Jellalabad are carved in thick letters towards the base. Full battle losses given by inset lead letters. Relocated to present location in 1996.

No 1A Billet Street, No 66, the County Hotel, the Brendon Bar, and No "8" East Street, form an important group with the listed buildings in Cheapside and Fore Street.


Listing NGR: ST2272824532

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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