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Memorial

Alec Clifton-Taylor Alec Clifton-Taylor

Monument: Alec Clifton-Taylor

Erection date: /11/1991

Inscription

This garden was created in loving memory of Alec Clifton-Taylor, author & broadcaster, President of the Kensington Society, 1978 - 1985.

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He opened men's eyes to the delights of English architecture.

Site: Alec Clifton-Taylor (1 memorial)

W8, Kensington Church Walk, Alec Clifton-Taylor Memorial Garden

The plaque is on the slanted top of the cylinder behind the hedge. On the top of the rather art nouveauy monument in front is a sun-dial which has lost its gnomon. But it has a lovely engraved line drawing of the sun's face and these texts: "When time is past. Make time, save time. While time lasts. All time is no time."

London Gardens Online: "The public gardens were created on former wasteland in 1991 to commemorate Alec Clifton-Taylor.... The idea for the memorial arose from a friend of Clifton-Taylor requesting where he might plant a rose garden in his memory. A sundial by Mr Simmons and memorial plaque by Philip Murdin, both of the English Heritage Stone Carvers Studio, were given by the Kensington Society."

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Alec Clifton-Taylor

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Alec Clifton-Taylor

Architectural historian, author & broadcaster.  He lived in Kensington most o...

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Alec Clifton-Taylor

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Kensington Society

"The objects of The Kensington Society are to preserve and improve the amenit...

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Philip Murdin

Of the English Heritage Stone Carvers Studio.

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