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Walls Enclosing Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8216 / 52°49'17"N

Longitude: -1.4206 / 1°25'14"W

OS Eastings: 439143

OS Northings: 325053

OS Grid: SK391250

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1PC

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4BSQ

Entry Name: Walls Enclosing Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 18 February 1971

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83031

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 BLACKWELL LANE
6/45 (South Side)
18.2.71 Walls enclosing
Melbourne Hall
Gardens (formerly
listed as 'stone rubble
boundary walls to north,
west and south-east of
Melbourne Hall Grounds')
GV II
Garden walls with gates and attached dog graves. Early and late
C18 with numerous late repairs. Erected as part of a French
style garden designed by London and Wise, Royal Gardeners to
Queen Anne, for Thomas Coke of Melbourne Hall. Stone rubble and
red brick with stone dressings. Northern section of wall
adjoining Blackwell Lane is of rubble stone with flat stone
copings and to east end there are a pair of plain stone gate
piers with pyramidal copings and ball finials, plus double plank
gates. Eastern section of wall is of red brick with vitrified
headers and is probably contemporary with the gardens. To south
and west the walls change to rubble stone and south side has one
blocked segment headed stone doorcase. In the south-east corner
there is a dogs graveyard with small stone memorial plaques,
dating from 1855 to the present day, inserted into the garden
wall. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at
Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.


Listing NGR: SK3914325053

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