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Pedestal and Four Seasons Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8192 / 52°49'9"N

Longitude: -1.4205 / 1°25'13"W

OS Eastings: 439151

OS Northings: 324785

OS Grid: SK391247

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.7P4

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4DVL

Entry Name: Pedestal and Four Seasons Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83069

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
6/85 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pedestal and Four Seasons
Vase in Melbourne Hall
Gardens
GV I
Pedestal with vase, 1705, vase by Jan van Nost and pedestal by
Devigne. Erected as part of a French style garden designed by
Royal Gardeners to Queen Anne, London and Wise, for Thomas Coke
of Melbourne Hall. Stone and lead. Panelled pedestal with
moulded base and cornice on stepped square plinth, each panel
carved with foliage and swags and with central roundels
inscribed 'TC'. Magnificent baroque lead vase over supported by
four seated lead monkeys, with gadrooned base to bowl and stem
of bowl decorated with frieze of putti and foliage swags. Lid
with bulbous base has four scrolled handles, each topped by the
head of a Season, with panels between and more swags. The top
is surmounted by a lattice work basket bursting with fruit and
flowers. The vase was presented by Queen Anne to Thomas Coke.
Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at Grade I.
See item 6/63 for sources.


Listing NGR: SK3915124785

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