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Retaining Walls of War Memorial Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5571 / 51°33'25"N

Longitude: -0.6898 / 0°41'23"W

OS Eastings: 490925

OS Northings: 185064

OS Grid: SU909850

Mapcode National: GBR F7J.6FW

Mapcode Global: VHFT1.0454

Entry Name: Retaining Walls of War Memorial Garden

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44272

Location: Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL6

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Taplow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Taplow

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


3/2 Retaining walls of War
Memorial Garden

- II

c1902 oval Italian garden cut into slope and lined with tufa rocks on east side,
south end and at north and built into tall alcove. Tufa rock walls to entry
path at north west West side has Roman marble screen wall of lattice pattern
with 4 uprights of herm type with head finials. East side has large bronze
statue of woman by Sir B Mackennal standing above fine Cl Roman marble panel.
North alcove contains Venetian wellhead dated 1561 and has bronze plaque recd-
ing conversion of garden to First World War memorial.

Listing NGR: SU9092685064

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, 21 August 2017.

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

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