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Pair of Garden Walls Flanking Top Terrace of Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83050

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Melbourne

Built-Up Area: Melbourne (South Derbyshire) B

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
6/65 (East Side)
Pair of Garden Walls
Flanking Top Terrace
of Melbourne Hall
Gardens
GV II*
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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