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Stone Fountain to South of Lower Terrace in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8206 / 52°49'13"N

Longitude: -1.421 / 1°25'15"W

OS Eastings: 439113

OS Northings: 324936

OS Grid: SK391249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1KC

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4CLJ

Entry Name: Stone Fountain to South of Lower Terrace in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83058

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
6/73 (East Side)
10.11.67 Stone Fountain to South
of Lower Terrace in
Melbourne Hall Gardens
GV I
Fountain with central statue. c1704 with later repairs. Statue
by Jan van Nost. Erected as part of a French style 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 and lead. Circular stone pool with
moulded nosing to copings and plain pedestal to centre topped by
small lead statue of a boy blowing a whistle, from which the
fountain issues. Designed as a pair to similar fountain to
north. Included in the Derbyshire. Historic Gardens Register at
Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.


Listing NGR: SK3911324936

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