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WAR MEMORIAL IN VIVARY PARK

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WAR MEMORIAL IN VIVARY PARK

List entry Number: 1059909

Location

WAR MEMORIAL IN VIVARY PARK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 269947

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. VIVARY PARK 5365 War Memorial in Vivary Park ST 2224 SE 11/414 II GV 2. 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.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 15/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/121193
War Memorials Register, accessed 15/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/1326

National Grid Reference: ST 22719 24144

Map

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