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Pedestal with Statue of Perseus in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8207 / 52°49'14"N

Longitude: -1.42 / 1°25'11"W

OS Eastings: 439185

OS Northings: 324948

OS Grid: SK391249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1V3

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.5C3G

Entry Name: Pedestal with Statue of Perseus in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83063

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
6/78 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pedestal with Statue of
Perseus in Melbourne
Hall Gardens
GV I
Pedestal with statue of Perseus, c1700 by Jan van Nost.
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 and lead. Panelled stone pedestal on
wide square plinth with life-size figure of Perseus holding
Medusa's head, clad in Roman style armour with winged sandals
and helmet. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens
Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.


Listing NGR: SK3918524948

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