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Pair of Curved Benches to Either Side of Grand Basin in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8206 / 52°49'14"N

Longitude: -1.4203 / 1°25'12"W

OS Eastings: 439164

OS Northings: 324942

OS Grid: SK391249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1RX

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4CYH

Entry Name: Pair of Curved Benches to Either Side of Grand Basin in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83061

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE
6/76 (East Side)
Pair of Curved Benches
to either side of
Grand Basin in
Melbourne Hall
Gardens
GV II*
Pair of curved benches. Early C18 but much restored. Erected
as part of a French style garden designed by Royal Gardeners to
Queen Anne, London and Wise, for Thomas Coke of Melbourne Hall,
with work carried out by William Cooke of Walcot. Seven narrow
shaped legs on moulded bases with plain segmental curved slab
stone seat to top plus moulded nosings. Included in the
Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63
for sources.


Listing NGR: SK3916424942

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