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Five Flights of Steps Between Terraces at Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83053

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
6/68 (East Side)
10.11.67 Five Flights of Steps
between terraces at
Melbourne Hall Gardens
GV I
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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