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Pair of Pedestals Supporting Fruit Bowl Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8213 / 52°49'16"N

Longitude: -1.4227 / 1°25'21"W

OS Eastings: 438998

OS Northings: 325013

OS Grid: SK389250

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.13Y

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.3CS0

Entry Name: Pair of Pedestals Supporting Fruit Bowl Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83048

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
6/63 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pair of Pedestals
Supporting Fruit Bowl
Vase in Melbourne Hall
Gardens (formerly
as 'Pair of pedestals
supporting vases on
house terrace,
Melbourne Hall)
GV I
Pair of pedestals supporting fruit bowl vases. Late C17.
Incorporated into early C18 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. Stone.
Two similar pedestals and vases. Each has a plain pedestal on
stepped plinth, with large lattice work basket over containing
fruit and flowers, standing on a moulded tapering base. These
probably belonged to the earlier formal garden at Melbourne
Hall. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at
Grade I. Sources - see Anthony J, 'Gardens of Britain', 1979,
Country Life 23 Sept 1899, p368, 7 April 1928, p492, 14 April
1928, p526. Hussey C, 'English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-
1750' 1967. Pevsner N, revised Williamson E, 'Derbyshire' 1978.
Green D 'Gardener to Queen Anne' 1956. Also V Kerr, 'Melbourne
Hall Gardens', 1984.


Listing NGR: SK3899825013

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