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Latitude: 52.8207 / 52°49'14"N
Longitude: -1.42 / 1°25'11"W
OS Eastings: 439185
OS Northings: 324948
OS Grid: SK391249
Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.1V3
Mapcode Global: WHDHF.5C3G
Entry Name: Pedestal with Statue of Perseus in Melbourne Hall Gardens
Listing Date: 10 November 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096374
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83063
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
6/78 (East Side)
10.11.67 Pedestal with Statue of
Perseus in Melbourne
Pedestal with statue of Perseus, c1700 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. Stone and lead. Panelled stone pedestal on
wide square plinth with life-size figure of Perseus holding
Medusa's head, clad in Roman style armour with winged sandals
and helmet. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens
Register at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.
Listing NGR: SK3918524948
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