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Vase and Pedestal to North West of the Four Seasons Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens

A Grade I Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8194 / 52°49'9"N

Longitude: -1.4207 / 1°25'14"W

OS Eastings: 439136

OS Northings: 324812

OS Grid: SK391248

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.7MY

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.4DRD

Entry Name: Vase and Pedestal to North West of the Four Seasons Vase in Melbourne Hall Gardens

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83070

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: 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

6/86 (East Side)
10.11.67 Vase and Pedestal to North
West of the Four Seasons
Vase in Melbourne Hall
Vase and pedestal. c1704 pedestal by Devigne and late C18 urn.
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. Cylindrical pedestal on plain circular
plinth has acanthus leaf decoration on base and moulded cornice.
The sides are decorated with carved swags and baroque panels
with initials 'TDC' inscribed in them, flanked by putti. Vase
above is late C18 and has laurel leaf decoration on the base of
the bowl and a Vitruvian scroll to the top. The lip is
decorated in a Greek Key pattern and the lid has acanthus leaf
carving. Included in the Derbyshire Historic Gardens Register
at Grade I. See item 6/63 for sources. '

Listing NGR: SK3913624812

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