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Entrance Gates and Gatepiers to Vivary Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton Deane, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.012 / 51°0'43"N

Longitude: -3.103 / 3°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 322718

OS Northings: 124198

OS Grid: ST227241

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JFPP

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.LYK

Entry Name: Entrance Gates and Gatepiers to Vivary Park

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269946

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

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

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Listing Text

1. UPPER HIGH STREET
5365
Entrance Gates and Gatepiers
to Vivary Park
ST 2224 SE 11/413
II GV
2.
Facing the south end of High Street. Probably dating from l896 when the park was
laid out. Very elaborate late Victorian ironwork gates and gatepiers. Main gatepiers
have openwork circular details and tops with brackets supporting bronze lamps with
scrolled crossbars. Double gates between piers with scrolled detail and Taunton
Borough coat of arms amid the uprights. Overthrows with scrolls and finials.
Subsidiary gatepiers surmounted by bronze acorns to left and right and with lower
double lies between. All ironwork details as before. Short fixed extensions
of openwork railings to left and right.

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: ST2271824198

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