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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344792
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269949
Location: Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA1
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
1. VIVARY PARK
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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