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Bandstand in Vivary Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0103 / 51°0'37"N

Longitude: -3.1013 / 3°6'4"W

OS Eastings: 322836

OS Northings: 124010

OS Grid: ST228240

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JN4R

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.TWS

Entry Name: Bandstand in Vivary Park

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269949

Location: Somerset West and Taunton, 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

Bandstand in Vivary Park
ST 2224 SE 11/416
An attractive late C19 bandstand set in the south part of Vivary Park. Octagonal,
painted white. Rusticated stone base with 8 cast iron columns and crocket capitals
supporting an octagonal boarded canopy covered by a pyramidal lead roof rising
in 2 stages to a pinnacle with gilt ball. The main and subsidiary canopies have
wrought-iron scrolled cresting and corner pinnacles. Pierced grilles to upper
canopy. Pierced scrolled brackets under main canopy, delicate leaf motif to columns,
and openwork balustrade with curved tops to platform.

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: ST2283624010

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

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