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HER Number:MDV37021
Name:Bandstand, Simmons Park

Summary

Ornamental bandstand erected in 1911 to commemorate the coronation of King George V. It was demolished in the 1960s leaving only the granite plinth.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 590 946
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/218/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANDSTAND (XX - 1911 AD to 1911 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 76NE (Cartographic). SDV348730.


Richardson, D. F. L., 1998, Simmons Park, Okehampton, Devon: A Heritage Lottery Fund Bid by The Okehampton Town Council, 3, 50 (Report - non-specific). SDV348728.

An attractive and ornamental Bandstand was erected near to 'Treloar' almshouses in 1911, funded by voluntary subscriptions, to commemorate the Coronation of King George V. In a ruinous state it was demolished in the 1960s, leaving only the granite plinth. Photographs show an octagonal structure with cast iron columns. Other details: Figures 18, 40-41, 63.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 1999, Simmons Park (Un-published). SDV357701.

Ornamental bandstand erected in 1911 to commemorate the coronation of King George V. It was demolished in the 1960s leaving only the granite plinth.


English Heritage, 2002, Simmons Park (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV338289.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338289Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. 2002. Simmons Park. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. A4 Unbound.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #89287 ]
SDV348728Report - non-specific: Richardson, D. F. L.. 1998. Simmons Park, Okehampton, Devon: A Heritage Lottery Fund Bid by The Okehampton Town Council. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 3, 50.
SDV348730Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 76NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV357701Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 1999. Simmons Park. Devon Register Review. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV64779Part of: Simmons Park, Okehampton (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 21 2015 11:58AM