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Pedestal with Statue of Mercury in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.821 / 52°49'15"N

Longitude: -1.421 / 1°25'15"W

OS Eastings: 439117

OS Northings: 324988

OS Grid: SK391249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1L9

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4CM5

Entry Name: Pedestal with Statue of Mercury in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83054

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
6/69 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pedestal with Statue of
Mercury in Melbourne
Hall Gardens
GV I
Pedestal with statue of Mercury. c1700 by Jan van Nost.
Erected as part of a French style garden designed by Royal
Gardeners, London and Wise, for Thomas Coke of Melbourne Hall.
Stone and lead. Panelled pedestal with moulded base and cornice
on stepped square plinth surmounted by lead statue of Mercury in
flight. The figure has his right arm held high and is holding
his winged rod with intertwined serpents in his left hand. His
helmet and ankles are winged and he stands on the forehead of a
wind blowing cherub. Included in the Derbyshire Historic
Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.


Listing NGR: SK3911724988

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