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Latitude: 52.8194 / 52°49'9"N
Longitude: -1.4207 / 1°25'14"W
OS Eastings: 439136
OS Northings: 324812
OS Grid: SK391248
Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.7MY
Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4DRD
Entry Name: Vase and Pedestal to North West of the Four Seasons Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens
Listing Date: 10 November 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096380
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83070
Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73
District: South Derbyshire
Civil Parish: Melbourne
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE
6/86 (East Side)
10.11.67 Vase and Pedestal to North
West of the Four Seasons
Vase in Melbourne Hall
Vase and pedestal. c1704 pedestal by Devigne and late C18 urn.
Erected as part of a French style garden designed by Royal
Gardeners to Queen Anne, London and Wise, for Thomas Coke of
Melbourne Hall. Stone. Cylindrical pedestal on plain circular
plinth has acanthus leaf decoration on base and moulded cornice.
The sides are decorated with carved swags and baroque panels
with initials 'TDC' inscribed in them, flanked by putti. Vase
above is late C18 and has laurel leaf decoration on the base of
the bowl and a Vitruvian scroll to the top. The lip is
decorated in a Greek Key pattern and the lid has acanthus leaf
carving. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register
at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources. '
Listing NGR: SK3913624812
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