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Covered Seat to East of Fountain Pond in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8198 / 52°49'11"N

Longitude: -1.4192 / 1°25'9"W

OS Eastings: 439236

OS Northings: 324854

OS Grid: SK392248

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.802

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.5DF3

Entry Name: Covered Seat to East of Fountain Pond in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83066

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

6/81 (East Side)
10.11.67 Covered Seat to East of
Fountain Pond in
Melbourne Hall Gardens
(formerly listed with
the matching seat as
'Two Alcoves in grounds
of Melbourne Hall')
Covered garden seat. c1704 with later repairs. 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. Stuccoed brick
and timber. Curved timber bench on turned legs fitted into an
apsidal structure with stuccoed segmental brick wall covered by
domed lead roof, with simple panelled timber jambs and segmental
cornice with raised keystone. Built as a pair to similar seat
to west. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register
at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources.

Listing NGR: SK3923624854

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