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Three Forcing Walls and Attached Greenhouses in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8195 / 52°49'10"N

Longitude: -1.4197 / 1°25'11"W

OS Eastings: 439201

OS Northings: 324819

OS Grid: SK392248

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.7VJ

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.5D6C

Entry Name: Three Forcing Walls and Attached Greenhouses in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83068

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

6/84 (East Side)
Three Forcing Walls and
Attached Greenhouses
in Melbourne Hall
Three forcing walls. c1704. 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. Red brick with vitrified headers and
stone copings. Three 12ft high straight walls, set about 30
feet apart and each with pilaster strips at regular intervals
along the southern face. Two northern walls have later
outbuildings and greenhouses attached. Included in the
Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register at Grade I. See item 6/63
for sources.

Listing NGR: SK3920124819

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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