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Latitude: 52.8207 / 52°49'14"N
Longitude: -1.4222 / 1°25'19"W
OS Eastings: 439037
OS Northings: 324947
OS Grid: SK390249
Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.18K
Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4C1G
Entry Name: Pair of Garden Walls Flanking Top Terrace of Melbourne Hall Gardens
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096410
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83050
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
6/65 (East Side)
Pair of Garden Walls
Flanking Top Terrace
of Melbourne Hall
Pair of garden walls. c1704 with later C18 additions. Erected
as part of a French style garden designed by Royal Gardeners to
Queen Anne, London and Wise, for Thomas Coke of Melbourne Hall.
Work carried out by William Cooke of Walcot. Red brick with
stone dressings and deep brick plinth with chamfered copings.
Each wall is approximately 15ft high and stretches the length of
the upper terrace. To the east end of each is a pilaster strip
on moulded stone base, set above the plinth. Both walls have
flat stone copings with moulded sides and beyond the pilasters
to east, both have a later C18 extension with a segmental arch
through. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register
at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.
Listing NGR: SK3903724947
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