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Wiveliscombe War Memorial Recreation Ground
    • About Us

      A Recreation Ground provided by public subscription for the inhabitants of Wiveliscombe, as a memorial to those who gave their lives in the 1914/1918 war, opened June 1920. Owned by Trustees and run by a Voluntary Management Committee. The Oblisk built by William White and dedicated 3rd June 1920.



      Home of

      Wiveliscombe Cricket Club - est 1870

      Wiveliscombe Rugby Club - est 1872 (the second oldest club in Somerset)

      Wiveliscombe Tennis Club - est 1923

      Wiveliscombe Swimming Pool Club - est 1927



    • On the 11th November 2018 a small service of Remembrance was held, led by Major General Sir Christopher Airy KCVO CBE, the President of the Wiveliscombe British Legion Branch. Standard Bearer Steven Wort was escorted by Dr Jan Setterington and Brenda Horton. To remember those who died in the First World War, which ended 100 years ago, the Oblisk and railings along with the Town Square and Jubilee Gardens had been adorned with hand crocheted and knitted poppies.