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."

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Alec Clifton-Taylor

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Alec Clifton-Taylor

Architectural historian, author & broadcaster.  He lived in Kensington mo...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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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