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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1234117
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269946
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. UPPER HIGH STREET
Entrance Gates and Gatepiers
to Vivary Park
ST 2224 SE 11/413
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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