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War Memorial in Vivary Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0115 / 51°0'41"N

Longitude: -3.103 / 3°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 322719

OS Northings: 124144

OS Grid: ST227241

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JFQZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.T41

Entry Name: War Memorial in Vivary Park

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269947

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

War Memorial in
Vivary Park
ST 2224 SE 11/414
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.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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