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Latitude: 52.821 / 52°49'15"N
Longitude: -1.4215 / 1°25'17"W
OS Eastings: 439082
OS Northings: 324989
OS Grid: SK390249
Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1FX
Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4CC5
Entry Name: Five Flights of Steps Between Terraces at Melbourne Hall Gardens
Listing Date: 10 November 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096411
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83053
Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73
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
SK 38/3925 PARISH OF MELBOURNE CHURCH CLOSE
6/68 (East Side)
10.11.67 Five Flights of Steps
between terraces at
Melbourne Hall Gardens
Five flights of steps. c1704 with later urns. 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. Stone. Two flights of
steps to either side of terrace and one central flight. Each
flight has ten steps with moulded nosings and low retaining
walls to either side terminating in low square piers to either
end. The piers are now topped by later gadrooned urns. Each
top step is wide and has diamond patterned paving. Included in
the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. See item
6/63 for sources.
Listing NGR: SK3908224989
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