WAR MEMORIAL IN VIVARY PARK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1059909

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1975

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL IN VIVARY PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL IN VIVARY PARK

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 22719 24144

Summary

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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.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 269947

Legacy System: LBS

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

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